Fifty years ago this month, just weeks after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. led the historic march to Selma, Alabama, he came to Boston and spoke before a joint convention of the Massachusetts Legislature.
It was his first speech ever before a legislative body.
On Monday, members of the Massachusetts Black and Latino Legislative Caucus read that speech in its entirety to a joint session of the Massachusetts Legislature.
WBUR's Delores Handy joins Morning Edition with a report on the State House ceremony.
To hear the full report, click on the audio player above.
This segment aired on April 28, 2015.