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Origin of the Dream

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Rocky Mount Mills

1151 Falls Road

Rocky Mount, NC 27804

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Feb. 23rd

The City of Rocky Mount will be re-staging Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s first ever “I Have a Dream” speech in historic Booker T. Washington Gymnasium at 6pm on Friday, February 23rd. The recreation of this milestone event in the city’s history will be filmed for use in the documentary film about Dr. King’s visit entitled Origin of the Dream. Those attending with clothing, hairstyles, and accessories representative of the 1962 event will be given priority seating and are more likely to be featured in the film.

Reminiscent of the 1962 visit, the event will include music as well as comments from the Rev. William J. Barber II. The evening will feature an extensive selection of the recently restored audio from Dr. King’s speech set to video for all to hear and see.

Feb. 24th

Rocky Mount Mills will feature special music, food, spirits, and fun tonight. Proceeds benefit the documentary film Origin of the Dream about Dr. Martin Luther King's historic first "I Have a Dream" speech delivered in Rocky Mount, NC on Nov. 27, 1962.

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