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Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 5:00am

Stone Mountain Celebrates 'I Have A Dream' Speech

Updated: 1 year ago.
State and local officials are inviting the public to celebrate the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech at Stone Mountain. Organizers say the event will coincide with celebrations around the world, and will culminate with a bell-ringing ceremony. (Photo Courtesy of J. Stephen Conn via Flickr.)

State and local officials are inviting the public to celebrate the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech at Stone Mountain.

Democratic state Sen. Emanuel Jones of Decatur is slated to join DeKalb County Interim CEO Lee May, Stone Mountain Mayor Pat Wheeler and others for a celebration at Stone Mountain Wednesday afternoon.

Organizers say the event will coincide with celebrations around the world, and will culminate with a bell-ringing ceremony.

Jones is the chairman of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Advisory Council and organizers say the event begins at 1:30 p.m.

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