What kind of society did Martin Luther King, Jr. envision in his "I Have a Dream" speech?
In this famous speech, Dr. King lays out his vision of a society that is fair and just to all people. He says that he has a dream of a society in which race does not matter. Instead, he says, the ideal society would be one in which people would be judged on the "content of their character" rather than on the basis of their skin color. He wanted a society in which there would be justice that would "roll down like waters." He wanted a society in which all people could join hands in harmony. In short, King envisioned a society in which there truly was equality and justice for all people and all people would see one another as equals.