What Is a Manifesto? How to Write a Manifesto

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Mar 2, 2022 • 3 min read

Though the definition of “manifesto” as a word is somewhat malleable—encompassing everything from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech to the Declaration of Independence—the intent of one of these documents is always to outline core beliefs and inspire sweeping change.