The Impact Of The March And King ' Speech

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One comparatively lesser known fact about the Washington March was the fact that is was completed without any violence. It also displayed the support of a lot of white citizens demanding equal rights for their “black” friends. The impact of the March and King’ speech was so huge, that even after decades people believe these to be the high points of the entire Civil Rights Movement. It was one of the classiest protests in the history of America bringing together people of different races, financial standing and views but merging people with good character. Martin Luther was quick to understand and respect the support of the white people as if commanded the African-American never to resort to violence I their fight for freedom. His stance for human equality was displayed several times in his speech with various mentions of the Blacks and Whites living in peace and harmony. His speech displayed his unshakeable belief in the greatness of his nation and his people as it segregated only those specific people who had refused to grant any legal rights or respect to the African Americans. His speech showed us his strong belief and faith in the Bible when he mentioned that “All Men are created Equal” The Bible directs that “there is neither Jew nor Greek, nor slave nor free, nor male nor female for you are all one in Jesus Christ” (Gal, 2:28) He used the words God ‘children several times in his speech to unify the listeners and al citizens of the country. His faith in God and his…

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