He is quoted and saying “I am trying to build up black people’s morale, self-confidence and self-reliance to show them that the Jesus I’m talking about is real”. (Ebony) In the Philadelphia Daily News, he concluded: “The Bible says, ‘Faith without works is dead.’ That is just another way of saying: Put your money where your mouth is”. Reggie White life came to an end on December 26, 2004. During his time with us he earned great with fame and glory. But most importantly he had a deep personal relationship with the Lord.
Martin Luther King Jr. was an excellent teacher, leader, and preacher. He taught the people right from wrong and justice or fairness. He lead the people in the right footsteps. He never spoke to them the wrong unless he was saying what had been done was wrong. He preach to the people that we were all equal and we could become one and treat each other as family.
He served the community as a clergyman, activist, and leader of the Civil Rights Movement [ (Biography, 2012) ]. Through the guidance of another great thinker named Mahatma Ghandi, Dr. King followed many of Mahatma Ghandi’s teachings and shared them with society. Through Dr. King’s inspirational Christian faith, he led acts of nonviolent protests, grassroots organizing, and civil disobedience to achieve the goal of legal equality for African Americans [ (About Dr. King, 2012)
As a nation we have accepted that blacks, like whites, have the same role in society. Parents raise their children to see personality not color, which is what Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. had taken great strides toward in their time. All it took was two men who wanted a brighter future for not only their children but all blacks. Malcolm X started life as an illiterate thief but returned to society as an admired orator in 1967. His story gave many African Americans hope.
Stacy Keith September 1, 2013 American Dream In the readings of Malcolm X and August Wilson their understanding of the American Dream was very much the same. Malcolm X’s vision was of a world of universal brotherhood in which each person would be respected and loved as a child of God. He was opposed to racism, male supremacy, religious intolerance, capitalism, and all its manifestations. Malcom X had a vision and that was an American Revolution for all of us. August Wilson wanted to show and hopefully help people to understand and realize the sacrifices and the struggles African American’s went through decade by decade.
King believed in unity amongst all races. “With this faith we will be able to work together… to climb up for freedom together” (Doc 2), this statement shows that King felt success is only achieved through teamwork. He wanted an integrated school system that would provide equal education for both black and white children (Doc 4). Kings views on unity are evident through his association with fellow black activist Malcolm X (Doc 1). I would need an additional document from a white family to see how they felt about unifying with the blacks.
Martin Luther King Martin Luther King Introduction Martin Luther King, Jr., was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia, as Michael Luther King, Jr., but later had his name changed to Martin. He is best known for being an iconic figure in the advancement of civil rights and racial equality in the United States and around the world through nonviolent methods. Playing a great role in the history of modern American liberalism, King had a very interesting young life being a constant worker for civil rights for members of his race while being in the ministry. His approach though, brought him afflictions which also paved the way to his untimely assassination. This paper describes the short lived life of Martin Luther King and his impact to American history.
Martin Luther King Jr’s writings, teachings and speech’s are timeless; they left people rethinking their attitudes towards African Americans and racism. He spoke of a compelling brotherhood and sisterhood of all American citizens, and how he one day wished that all brothers and sisters, white or black could unite as one and form a unity. Martin Luther King made it known to the nation and the world that civil rights and justice should be upheld for not only white citizens but black citizens too. He was one of the most influential people of the 20th century and since 1983 America has named a holiday after him, to look back and
Deborah Kannamore Sociology Professor February 6, 2012 Freedom Rings for Justice Even though the civil rights movement marked history for African Americans freedom, we as a nation still has along way to go for equal justice. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his life for justice and peace in America, not just for African Americans but all nationalities. Despite the fact that the law is to protect and to serve everyone no matter what your race, religion, gender, or education is this society still experiences discrimination on a daily basis. With this movement society has came to a place of eliminating prejudice and racial segregation, but it still strongly exists. In our society today, negativity has grown