Bill Clinton Research Paper

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Bill Clinton is an american politician who was the 42nd president from 1993-2001. Clinton played a small, but impactful role in post civil rights. Clinton gave a speech in 1994 of what Martin Luther King would be proud of today in terms of how far we have come in terms of equal rights. But despite all the things we have been able to accomplish that we never thought would have been possible 40 years ago such as having people of different races be able to hold office and vote racial issues still stem from post civil rights today. People are still discriminated against even though Clinton fought to end racial profiling and add more racial diversity to the american work force.

In 1993 Clinton gave one of his most famous speeches in Memphis Tennessee.The speech was about Martin Luther King a huge civil rights activist who preached a non-violent approach to equal rights for African Americans The speech was about what king would be proud of this nation for today since his death, but also what he wouldn’t be proud of our nation for today. In his speech Clinton said Martin Luther King fought to stop white people with being filled with so much hate towards another race that they would kill them. He did not fight to have black people murder other black people on a daily basis. That is not what he lived and died for. We need to repair our society, it has not changed in terms of judging people
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He did achieve one pretty big thing that has let us come along today. He was able to add more racial diversity to the American workforce and create more new job openings than any president before. Although he took a strong stand against racial profiling it is still a pretty big issue today. Cops are still arresting and discriminating against people just because of the color of their skin. We have come a long way in terms of Civil Rights and Clinton has played a part in it, but we still have a long way to
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