Fortnite disables dance moves in Martin Luther King, Jr. tribute

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March Through Time recreation of 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech quickly marred by disrespectful and racist use of in-game emotes

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Epic Games’ commemoration of the anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech in Fortnite was amended a day after launch in the wake of disruptive and disrespectful player behavior.

The March Through Time experience launched August 26, recreating the Lincoln Memorial and US National Mall where King delivered the speech, and incorporated informational exhibits and collaborative minigames for players.

The next day, Fortnite’s official Twitter account for service updates informed players that “All

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