Did not know this -- and I can say it all makes sense now.... The speech was drafted with the assistance of Stanley Levison and Clarence Benjamin Jones] in Riverdale, New York City. Jones has said that "the logistical preparations for the march were so burdensome that the speech was not a priority for us" and that, "on the evening of Tuesday, Aug. 27, [12 hours before the march] Martin still didn't know what he was going to say". I Have a Dream - Wikipedia Stanley Levison - Wikipedia Levison, Stanley David | The Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute And MLK Organization was funded by Jews. Levison was instrumental in all the activities of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), the organization established by King and other Southern black preachers to further the cause of civil rights. He professionalized the fund raising of the organization and took on many of the publicity tasks, in addition to serving as King's literary agent. He was also a close adviser to King and a ghostwriter for him. And in addition to the NAACP -- did you know that the Southern Poverty Law Center Southern Poverty Law Center Was started by and ran by mostly Jews? They are over who is called a hate-group or not -- and have NOI down as one.