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Civil Rights Paper

  • Date Submitted: 03/19/2010 05:31 PM
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Martin Luther King said in his “I Have a Dream” speach, “With this faith we will be able to work together, to pray together, to struggle together, to go to jail together, to climb up for freedom together, knowing that we will be free one day.”   Martian Luther King’s approach to segregation made the most sense for America in the 1960s because he applied the Ghandaian protest virtue to the civil rights movement with a very marketable spin on it.   During the 1960s there was an overwhelming peace movement among youth, these youth related most to Martin Luther King Jr.   because of the “Christian love” he encouraged.   Luckily for Martin Luther King Jr.   these crowds made sure there voice was heard, and were determined to make a difference.   Martian Luther King’s philosophy made the most sense for America in the 1960s because of his views on equality in public places, integrated schools, and peace amongst races.
In Martin Luther King Jr.’s, “I have a dream speech” he says “One day my children will be judged not on the color of their skin but the content of their character.”   During the 1960s, Women were still fighting for some of the rights that men had; therefore, they many women also supported Martin Luther King Jr.   .   In this speech he speaks on bonds of slavery being broken, although slavery had been abolished the African American race still could not eat in the restaurant with the white folks they had to eat out back.   Images such as this are hauntingly familiar to the era of slaves, when slaves could only enter through the back door.   Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech moved thousands of people to do something, including the president; the thousands of people listening to his speech showed the American people and president, because that the need for change was great.
A main difference between Martin Luther King Jr.   In addition, Malcolm X is that Martin Luther King Jr.   wanted integration and Malcolm did not.   During Martin Luther King Jr.’s, “Our God is Marching...


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