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In 1963, King the immortal speech “I have a Dream” in front of the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington. Over 250,000 people around the National Mall in support. King’s speech the crowd and is one of the greatest speeches in American history. King later led and gave speeches for the African American right to vote, desegregation, and hiring. In 1964, King’s hopes were when congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and then, the Voting Rights Act of 1965. On October 14, 1964, King was the Nobel Peace Prize for his leadership in non-violent protest.