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    As one of the leading civil rights activists during the 1960s USA‚ Martin Luther King‚ Jr. spent all his life striving to achieve civil rights for the Black Americans. Starting his role of leadership during the Montgomery Bus Boycott‚ King won support from both the blacks and the whites through his non-violent tactics which were influenced by Gandhi. Throughout his life‚ King had to experience violence from opposing parties such as the Ku Klux Klan‚ but he reacted with calmness‚ still emphasizing

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  • Martin Luther King Speech

    Inspiration "I’ve seen the promised land. I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight that we‚ as a people‚ will get to the promised land." (King). After the Civil War the thirteenth amendment was passed abolishing slavery. However‚ many still saw Black people as “second-class citizens.” “Segregation: the practice or policy of keeping people of different races‚ religions‚ etc.‚ separate from each other‚” (Webster). Also known as the “Black Codes‚” the Jim Crow laws were passed

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    Martin Luther king‚ Jr. By: Bilal Ahmad 7-E Can you imagine the world if Martin Luther king did not help to get equal rights between White people and Black people? Martin Luther king was an American pastor‚ activist‚ humanitarian‚ and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. We as a race would not be where we are today. Martin Luther king Jr. is a symbol of social justice all over the United States. Everything king did started with his childhood. His parents taught him

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    Dr. Martin Luther King‚ Jr.: An American Leader During his brief lifetime‚ Dr. Martin Luther King‚ Jr. led an exemplary life of leadership. Prior to his assassination on April 4‚ 1968 (“About Dr. King”)‚ Dr. Martin Luther King‚ Jr. was an important figure in the Civil Rights Movement. His work to end racial discrimination‚ however‚ was not the only thing King did to establish his legacy in American history as an important leader. His political activism‚ diplomatic virtue and efforts to improve

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  • Martin Luther King Accomplishments

    Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King had a dream that changed the world. He stated‚ “ If I cannot do great things‚ I can do small things in a great way” (Bright Drops 1). Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15‚ 1929 in Atlanta‚ Georgia to the parents of Michael King Sr. and Alberta Williams King. He graduated high school at fifteen‚ attended college and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1948 from Morehouse College. He studied in the field of theological study at Crozer

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    “Free at Last:” The Heroic Life of Martin Luther King‚ Jr. Ryan Thomas LENG_112 Critical Analysis Elizabeth Kons May 1st‚ 2012 Martin Luther King‚ Jr. once stated‚ “We believe the highest patriotism demands the ending of the war and the opening of a bloodless war to final victory over racism and poverty” (as cited in “Martin Luther King‚ Jr.‚” 2010‚ para. 9). During King’s life in the 1950s‚ the American society was shaped under the policy of “separate but equal‚” as stated by Stephen VanLieu

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    Martin Luther King: I Have a Dream Martin Luther King was an established clergyman and one of the most prominent civil rights activists of the 1960s. He founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and electrified America with his momentous “I Have a Dream” speech‚ dramatically delivered from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. The key message in the speech is that all people are created equal‚ and through the integration of society‚ peace and harmony could be achieved. His words were directed

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    My Hero: Martin Luther King Inspirational‚ religious‚ oratory‚ patience‚ a martyr and a leader are words that describe my hero‚ Martin Luther King. Martin Luther King is highly recognized and remembered‚ not only by African Americans‚ but by all ethnicities. Although he is dead‚ he continues to linger in our hearts and minds. Even at school and in communities‚ he still lives on through the projects that are done about him; the celebrations in February; the holiday in his honor; and several streets

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    The Life and words of Martin Luther King Jr Martin Luther King‚ Jr was a great person of his era. His birthday was first created as a national holiday in 1986 because of his “Letter from Birmingham Jail” stands out as a part one of the great change in African American’s history by used a very persuasive way of examples. He invokes empathy from his readers in order to persuade white people to change the circumstances. When white people reads about this letter they will finally understands

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    In Search of Freedom Martin Luther King Jr. stood before a crowd of thousands of people at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington‚ D.C on August 28‚ 1963‚ to give his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. In his speech he explained how it was time for all people to get over racism and that one day he could only hope for everyone to be friends. King said‚ “one day right there in Alabama little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls as sisters and brothers

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