I'm having trouble trying to find his statement in the text, when I do find it, I'm suppose to rewrite it in plain language, I can do that, it is just that every sentence seems to be his thesis! Please help.
I agree that a lot of sentences could be the thesis statement. But if I had to pick out one that the whole speech centers around it would be "I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal."" Because the whole time he is speaking about EVERYONE being equal based upon America's past and morals. He talks about the abolishment of slavery and how white people have come to their aid but also about how they won;t give up and be satisfied in their fight until everyone is equal. I think this embodies all of it. I hope this helps!