More than 50 years after delivering his iconic "I Have a Dream Speech" in Washington D.C., an early recorded version of the speech has been uncovered. A North Carolina English professor found recordings of the speech, which King delivered at a high school eight months before his famed 1963 proclamation. The earlier speech showed various similarities, including the repeated use of the phrase, "I have a dream." [The Huffington Post]

Stephen Somerstein

Black Twitter is back at it again! The #CivilRightsTwitter hashtag re-emerged and the tweets are a guaranteed LOL.

Lauren Porter
Dec, 14, 2015

Scrolling through social media most days means that something funny is bound to be spawned from Black Twitter creatives.

What was originally created by Tracy Clayton in August, re-emgered yesterday with new chuckle-worthy moments at the hands of the #CivilRightsTwitter hashtag-- memes made with the civil right pioneers of the past mixed with the petty, shady, and downright funny things of the present. See some of the highlights below: