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Published on 23 Aug 2013, 16:55
Commemorate King's Legacy with #DreamDay

In an effort to bring the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech to life and commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, NBC News is inviting you to complete the statement: "I have a dream that_______.

On Wednesday, August 28,we're asking average Americans, opinion-makers, political leaders, celebrities, journalists and people around the world to share their dream through Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Vine, using the hashtag #DreamDay.
The video, photo and text submissions will be collected and featured on "TODAY," "NBC Nightly News" and uniquely spotlighted at

We'll also dedicate special coverage in the days leading up to the anniversary, kicking off with "Meet the Press" on Sunday, Aug. 25. The program will rebroadcast of a rare interview with Martin Luther King, Jr. from 1963 — exactly 50 years ago and just days before the March on Washington. In addition, "Meet the Press" will focus the hour-long program on the theme of the "American Dream" featuring top political leaders with personal stories unique to the American experience.