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Animated Speech Freedom’s Ring by Martin Luther King

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Interesting use of long-scroll web technology for learning content. On this beautifully-designed little site, listen to the audio of King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ appeal for human rights presented with the original written text. Freedom’s Ring gives context, in the form of links that go into detail about particular parts of the speech, sections that were altered in the moment, and historical ‘threads’ about his life and times.

The project was commissioned by Stanford’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute, using the Scalar publishing platform as a means to organise the info in a way that’s interactive without being overwhelming.