Martin Luther King Jr.: Article Analysis

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It's amazing how our world has become more like Martin Luther King Jr's dream, a place where races of all kinds are together. You would be probably blown away if the entire world was like the small town of Longtown, Ohio where families of mixed races are together. Free of slavery and discrimination this town has been around for nearly 200 years, starting around the 1850´s. The world needs to be more like Longtown to stop everyone from thinking that they should only be with their own races and for everyone to be together as one. The article by Newsela, ¨Ohio town holds rare history: Races mix freely for nearly 200 years¨, shares about the history that families hold for their city. The article tells how the families are proud of their family and their town. A man named Connor…show more content…
Dr. KIng wanted a world where people of all races would be together and not care about what color skin they are. Look where we are now, a place where people of all races are together without care of what race they are. Longtown exactly emphasizes what Martin Luther King Jr spoke about. There is still racial conflict around the world, but that's why the world needs more places like Longtown. It still is great how a town of mixed races could still be together. The Keiser family and the other families of the small town all probably had no big problems with the separation of races. And that's how Dr. King wanted it to be. A quote from his speech that I think shines a light to all people who want all races to be together is, ¨This will be the day when all of God's children will be able to sing with new meaning, ´My country ´tis of thee, sweet land of liberty of thee I sing´. Land where my father died, land of the pilgrims pride, from every mountainside, let freedom ring´. And if America is to be a great nation, this must become
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