MLK: Honoring His Legacy and Impact on Copyright Law

Martin Luther King Jr. would have been 89 years old today, January 15, 2018. When thinking about MLK Jr., copyright is rarely the first thing that comes to mind. But did you know that the “I Have a Dream” speech is protected by copyright and that the first verse of “We Shall Overcome” is not? Here are a few interesting copyright facts about the great civil rights leader, who we honor today.

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