Rousseau 1 Rousseau 2 One powerful voice has the ability to transform the challenges in society. On 28 August 1963 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his speech “I Have a Dream”. This speech is to be deemed the most powerful and influential speech in history. On this day Dr. King stood before thousands of American citizens at the Lincoln Memorial park and spoke about freedom for African Americans. During this era, the civil rights movement was occurring and activists such as Martin Luther King Jr. himself influenced Americans to change justice, equality, and freedom for all African Americans by empowering the people through his words.
African-Americans have metaphorically been given a “bad cheque”. The social Temperature is rising but they will seek justice through doing what is right, not through resorting to violence and civil disorder. Black and white people will walk together towards a better future, acknowledging the suffering that many have already undergone in this cause. King tells them not to despair because he has a ‘dream', 'hope’ and ‘faith’. If they all dream the same dream, they will be “free at last”.
It has been said that he is admired by the white community as well for his constant struggle with trying to fix the mistakes of those that were in office before him while pleasing Americans and making things more beneficial for them (Caucasians) simultaneously. Although the two faces on the cartoon along with their respective time periods are relatively different, the missions of the leaders are very much so alike. Some may feel as though it is over exaggerate and unfair to compare these two dominant leaders to one another. However, with careful observation of both leaders and their work along with the results of such, it is incontestable that Martin Luther King Jr. paved the way for other African Americans such as Obama and others that may potentially follow
A US multinational company is required to report its financial results in US dollars. How does this create currency exchange risk for the company? What is the term which most accurately describes this particular risk? a. Currency risk- if unexpected changes in currency values affect the value of the firm 4.
Martin Luther King Jr.”). This brought in a lot of media attention and it won a lot of sympathy from the public. This event was marked as the most important political issue in the early 1960’s. Dr. King also organized non-violent marches for voting, desegregation, labor rights, and other basic civil rights. Most of these rights were written into the United States Law. When Malcolm X was selected to become the leader of a mosque in Harlem in 1954, he rapidly expanded its membership (Hailey 100-105).
Colin Powell Colin Powel is one of the most significant African Americans of our time through his success, popularity, and leadership excellence. He has achieved greatness throughout his life in various military and governmental positions which also have lead him to who he is now. He deserves the recognition he has received since he has shown outstanding leadership qualities through countless world crises and four United States presidents. Colin Powell was born in New York City on April 5, 1937 and was raised in the South Bronx. His parents, Luther and Maud Powell, immigrated to the United States from Jamaica.
50 years ago a very prestigious civil rights activist stood before a segregated separate but equal group of thousands of American citizens. On August 28, 1963 the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. a motivational speaker, and experienced preacher delivered what he stated would “go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.” During this century segregation, discrimination and separation of color had become one of the main factors of this time period. Dr. King had become one of the most influential leaders of the civil rights movement. His prominent speech “I Have A Dream” was given to motivate the citizens of this nation to take action and rise above the turmoil, and the unequal treatment of African Americans.
African Americans have hopes and dreams just like any other person and should be given the opportunities in life to achieve the American dream. Malcolm X died fighting for this cause. He was a man of strong words and beliefs and one of the greatest civil rights activists in history. Malcolm X was a major contributor to black societies across the world. He fought for what he believed in.