Mlk Slide Change Essay

Decent Essays
Martin Luther King Jr pleaded everyone to take the moral high ground when it came to racial segregation and this was one of the things he was most praised for. MLK’s actions towards defeating racial segregation in a non-violent manner was praised by future parties. This is shown as few years after graduation Martin travelled to India to learn about Mahatma Gandhi who influenced him not to use violence in his Civil Rights Movements. (Slide Change)
Martin Luther King had a vision of a society in which race was not an issue in how people were treated or in how they were allowed to live their lives. It’s a sad fact of today’s society that King’s vision is not a reality in America (Slide Change)

His oppressors exercised force and brutality, King’s
…show more content…
Luther then rallied and marched with over 700 people throughout this march, the negro americans were taunted and yelled at but they continued to march on, through this event King had bricks and rocks hurled at him but he continued to fulfill his passion for equality. (Slide Change)

“I Have A Dream” King had indeed employed the refrain several times before. It had featured in an address just a week earlier at a fundraiser in Chicago, and a few months before that at a huge rally in Detroit. As with most of his speeches, both had been well received, but neither had been regarded as momentous. Although on August 28th 1963 that phrase will gain praise and respect and forever be remembered as the “I Have A Dream” speech. (Slide Change)

The major things that Martin Luther King did were to:

Bring publicity to major civil rights activities and efforts
Emphasize and encourage the importance of non-violent protest and resistance.
Provide leadership to the African-American civil rights movement And this sooner lead to:

Civil Rights Act of 1964 - This banned discrimination in employment and public accommodations based on "race, color, religion, or national
    Get Access