Samuel L. Jackson Speech to IHADLA Picked Up by Oprah

Samuel L Jackson on Oprah for I Have a Dream Foundation Los AngelesAt the invitation of I Have a Dream, acclaimed actor Samuel L. Jackson spoke to the student body at Wilson Middle School in Pasadena on January 9, 2006. “I came from a place similar to the one that you come from,” Jackson told them. “It’s possible to be whatever you want to be; you are the masters of your own fate.” The visit was highlighted during Jackson’s guest appearance on the Oprah Winfrey Show the following week.

To view the complete interview on Oprah and hear portions of Mr. Jackson’s remarks to the “I Have a Dream Foundation” – Los Angeles student Dreamers, click below.

Samuel L. Jackson and IHADLA Dreamers students 2006 reported on Oprah
Samuel L Jackson with IHADLA student Dreamers at his 2006 presentation