Rosa Alicia Ghazaly
September 18, 2014
Paper on MLK
If The Negro Wins, Labor Wins-Martin Luther King
1) “We will confront difficulties and frustrating moments in the struggle to make justice a reality, but we must believe somehow that these problems can be solved.” We all struggle in our daily life, whether we realize it or not some of the things that we do for ourselves and others are no exactly our choice but somehow our mind and body is set to that kind of environment. Humans have limits, most of the time we would close our eyes and ears to things just to pretend that it never happened, but is that really the right thing to do? Closing our eyes to things that we know in the back of our head that it is not right, that is when justice involves. Standing up for yourself or others gets really hard. 2) “No lie can live forever…truth crushed to earth will rise again.”
Even though you can get away with a lie, it always comes back to haunt you. People who continuously lie can get caught up and begin to believe their lies. Telling the truth is always the better option because one way or another, people can figure out that you are lying to them. How could anyone trust you if they cannot rely on your word? While lying is easier to do to get out of a situation in the short term, in the long term you are only hurting yourself because you are not being true to yourself. 3) “And so if we will go out with this faith and with this determination to solve these problems, we will bring into being that new day and that new America.”
Realizing that there is a problem is only the first step. If you notice a problem, but do not take any action to fix it, then you might as well have ignored it. It is easy to spot a problem, but solving it is what takes the most thought. As we know, some problems take longer to settle than others, and that is why it is usually better to have more people helping out. When dealing with injustice, it is better to...
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