Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Delivers Powerful Speech Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

"We are the revolution."

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez delivered a moving speech in April on the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's death.

During the speech, which took place in Harlem, New York, Ocasio-Cortez spoke about her decision to bring along her niece 9-year-old niece with her. 

"I wanted her to see that history is alive," Ocasio-Cortez said. "History happens when we hear the great call of Dr. King: 'What are we doing for others?' "

You can view all of her speech in the video above. 

Cover photo: Katherine Welles / Shutterstock.com

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