• Dr. Martin Luther King
    equality and an anti-racial society for all walks of earth. Not just African-Americans. Nothing could stop Dr. King from pursuing his dream, the American dream, across the country while informing the minds and touching the hearts of the people who heard him speak. That is something that I admire greatly and believe in. That is why I think the most influential figure in my life is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr....
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  • Past and Modern Time Heroes
    Past and Modern Time Heroes What are heroes known for? Heroes are known for doing something good. People admire heroes for what they did. Heroes have always been around. There are some older heroes that are from the past as well as newer ones that are more modern. Theseus, Martin Luther King Jr...
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  • Letter from Birmingham Jail
    Martin Luther King strongly believes in protesting for the Civil Rights of African American citizens. I agree with his argument and viewpoint completely. There are two kinds of citizens in the US, citizens and non-citizens. There should be no in-between when it comes to citizenships and rights. If...
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  • Famous Thinkers
    Books. Troy, J. (2009). Becoming King: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Making of a Nation Leader. University Press of Kentucky. Madsen, B. T. (2003). Critique of Bertrand Russell Essay: "Why Am I Not A Christian." Unwin Paperbacks. Griffin, N. (2003). The Cambridge Companion to Bertrand Russell. Cambridge University Press. ...
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  • Poverty Research
    been a better time to express all of his argument. We are well aware of all that Dr. King accomplished, the letter he wrote to the Clergymen is most certainly not the least of his accomplishments. Even I have decided to be more socially aware of any and all types of discrimination, the effects of such a provoking letter. Works Cited King Jr., Martin Luther “Letter From Birmingham City Jail”. 1963 ...
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  • The Meaning of Freedom
    American dream. There are different perspectives of the American dream. Eleanor Roosevelt desired equal rights for women. Martin Luther King protested equal rights for African Americans. My version of the American dream is to be a homeowner, an educated person, raise a big family, and to have a...
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  • Rosa Parks
    Martin Luther King Jr. an important role in the fight for equality. Of course it is not necessary for me to go in depth as to why he was important in the Civil Rights Movement, but I thought it necessary to mention that Rosa's action ignited his role in history. Not only did her action make Martin...
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  • Ryker
    The power of one The one person I admire for taking a stand is Martin Luther King Jr. He is a great man that has done many inspirational speeches and protests for civil rights for African Americans. He touched many hearts as he took a stand all across the U.S. He was a great leader and opened...
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  • Martin Luther King
    not want to be remembered after his death by his Nobel Peace Prize or his many other awards, he wanted people to say “...that Martin Luther King, Jr., tried to love somebody...And I want you to say that I tried to love and save humanity”. Even when his own life and the life of his family...
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  • Personal Response
    Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail, King expresses his attitude about the lack of civil rights among African Americans to a group of White clergymen. King displays this emotional passion by “break[ing] a law that conscience tells him is unjust… and [he] willingly accepts the...
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  • Martin Luther King
    why this tactic of active non-violence (sit-ins, protest marches) had put civil-right squarely on the national agenda, and this is also why Martin Luther King Jr., the American civil-rights leader is known for his leadership excellence. King's lifetime achievement is one for the record books. This...
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  • College Tour
    grave sites and where bodies were held like Martin Luther King and his wife Corretta Scott and many others. Many of my peers and I never knew why everyone on the campus were so sensitive about people on the grass and making sure it looked nice. They kept the grass nice out of respect for some slaves...
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  • Someone Whom I Admire
    (“MLK” Biography.com). He not only inspired people of the U.S., but he also influenced many people all around the world to show that violence isn’t the answer. I admire Martin Luther King Jr. for his courage, perseverance, and determination to change the lives of the people and the generations to...
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  • Why I Quit the Klan
    there is a tremendous possibility in this country to stop the wars, the battles and the struggles, between races. Others said that was an impossible dream, and compared him to Martin Luther King. Ellis then listened to tapes of Martin Luther King's speeches and this caused tears to come to his eyes...
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  • Martin Luther and Life
    a U.S. national holiday established in his honor and a memorial built at the sight of his "I Have A Dream" speech. I. Short Biography Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the African-American Civil Rights...
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  • World
    a close personal friend. You may not have ever met this person. For example, a well known person may be someone you look up to and admire and has influenced your thinking or the way you conduct your life, like Mother Theresa, Martin Luther King Jr., a great musician, or philosopher. It might be an...
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  • powerful interest
    is that whatever or whoever makes us go forward with our plans or dreams is the one we admire the most. Just like Dr. Benjamin Mays and Mahatma Gandhi influenced Martin Luther King Jr. my mother influenced me in life and she will always influence me and I will admired till the day I can’t no more. ...
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  • Watership Down Journals
    General Woundwart is faced with a problem he reacts quickly, it may always involve viciousness and rage, but it seems to get the job done swiftly. Basically General Woundwart is the opposite of Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. would respond to any problem with the exact opposite, non...
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  • Rosa Parks
    the action. A meeting was held at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church to discuss the boycott. Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was chosen to lead the boycott. More than 40,000 blacks refused to ride the city buses for over a year. Instead, they received rides from friends or walked. The boycott was a...
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  • My Inspiration
    abroad. Maya Angelou also happens to be believed to be a great leader by many people. In the 1960's, at the request of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., she became the northern coordinator for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. She was appointed by President Gerald Ford to the Bicentennial...
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