Martin Luther King Just And Unjust

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The purpose of the new movement was to help both classes, otherwise an alliance, nor an equitable social solution, would have been possible. African-American intellectuals, influenced by the leaders of the Civil Rights movement, believe that the racial problem in America was, and is, for the most part, an inequality issue, and the entire issues, in the words of Martin Luther King, is “caught in an inescapable network of mutuality”. Accordingly, they see the solution to the problem, not only as a major political, cultural and strategic goal, but also as a prerequisite for solving all other social problems. However, almost always, the racist ideology is linked to the idea that certain races are more valuable and naturally superior to the other. In the words of Martin Luther King, the “two types of laws: just and unjust” are a point at issue, in which“[an just law] gives the segregator a false sense of superiority and the segregated a false sense of inferiority”. As such, the relationship with African Americans in the United States was more a result of practice than human nature. However, despite the very real expression of hostility towards the minorities, the American population has become less homogeneous, and would eventually become…show more content…
That is also one of the main reasons why the civil rights movement of African Americans is still a relevant issue on the stage of public and political life. All this points to the fact that the structure of the economy and the composition of minorities has significantly affected the economic, social and political development of the country. Moreover, it largely defined the character and flows of political and social relations within the later formed African American community. Such patterns were also exhibited in other ethnic
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