Analysis Of The Ballot Or The Bullet By Martin Luther King

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Civil Rights Leaders In “The letter from Birmingham City Jail” by Martin Luther King Jr. and “The Ballot or the Bullet” by Malcolm X both authors discuss injustice during the Civil Rights movement. Martin Luther King Jr. got put in Birmingham city jail and made a letter to Fellow Clergymen. Telling fellow Clergymen that there were fighting for their Civil Rights with nonviolence. And examples of how people were being treated and promises were being broken. Malcolm X Speech took place in Cory Methodist Church in Cleveland Ohio in 1964 on April 3rd. During Malcolm X’s speech he told his followers that he wanted them to realize what they have done for the country and haven't gotten nothing back. And that he need to use violence he's going to use violence if whites keep on taking degrading them. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. believed nonviolence was the key in order to gain justice and their Civil Rights the deserved because the didn't want whites thinking wrong about them. While Malcolm X believed in violence because he has seen blacks being oppress after all they have have done for the country. On Martin Luther king's letter that he wrote in Birmingham jail he told his Fellow Clergymen he made a campaign in where they are going to follow 4 steps in order to get their Civil Rights without violence. Him and his followers are getting tired of waiting in order to get their Civil Right. And the promises that the leaders of the economic community broke. On paragraph 3 it says,” In any nonviolent campaign there are four basic steps :1) collection of the facts to determine whether injustice are alive;2)negotiation;3)self-purification;and 4) direct ation. In Martin Luther King Jr. campaign instead of using violence they use something else.In order to get their Civil Rights.Because he want his fellow Clergymen to not think that everything has to be dealt with violence. Also on paragraph 7 it says, “We have waited for more than 340 years for our constitutional and God Given rights. The nations of Asia and Africa are moving with jet like speed towards the goal of political independent, and we still creep at horse and buggy pace towards the gaining of a cup of coffee at a lunch counter. This quote explains that they
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