Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay

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History is one of the topics in education, which teaches us important events of the past and helps us to understand the events of the present. Many people can be remembered in history for their past in shaping the world and the lives of some people. Looking back critically at history. One might be tempted to conclude that events in history have always evolved around human rights race relationships and power. In this paper, I will focus on the themes of racism, human rights, and power and how history makers such as Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, and Mahatma Gandhi (just to name these few) helped to redress them to an extent and how theirs efforts shape contemporary events.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born on 15 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia and is one of the most remembered Human Rights Activists in America history. He is remembered for his nonviolent fight for racial equality and justice to the black race and color men minority in general. His fights for these social vices will earn him reprisals and jail times from white supremacist and formal slave holders.
Dr. King realized that the despite the statements in the declaration of independence “we hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal”,(f00tnote) and the emancipation of slave on 1 Jan 1863; the blacks and colored people had no equal rights. The black man still segregated and refused basic human right to pursue happiness, he therefore took upon him to fight for these rights together
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