If you log onto Twitter today, you’ll see #IHaveADream as a top trending topic. 

All day long, stars have been honoring Dr. King’s legacy and celebrating MLK Day by posting powerful lines from the civil rights leader’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech.

Here’s what people are saying:

  • Representative John Lewis: "Dr. King taught us to recognize the dignity and worth of every human being. He was the moral compass of our nation. #IHaveADream"
  • Oprah Winfrey: “From every mountainside, let freedom ring. #IHaveADream.”
  • Shonda Rhimes: “I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted #IHaveADream.”
  • Pharrell Williams: “Land where my fathers died, land of the Pilgrim’s pride. #IHaveADream.”
  • Jennifer Lopez: “This is our hope and this is the faith that I can go back to the South with. #IHaveADream”
  • Chance the Rapper: “#IHaveADream today!”
  • Lady Gaga: “With this faith, we will be able to work together, to pray together and to struggle together.”
  • Kerry Washington: “With this faith, we will be able to hew out of the mountain of despair a stone of hope.”
  • Connie Britton: "With this faith, we will be able to transform the jangling discords of our nation into a beautiful symphony of brotherhood."
  • Diddy: "And this will be the day -- this will be the day when all of God's children will be able to sing with new meaning.”
  • Alicia Keys: "The rough places will be made plain and the crooked places will be made straight."

You can find the full text of the "I Have a Dream" speech at Archives.gov.

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