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The Importance Of Freedom In The King By Dr. Martin Luther King

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No person, no country, no nation, no colony, and no village, could ever live in justice, or in happiness, without proclaiming freedom. Freedom allows the people to make their own choices. To be themselves, without any hesitation or control. Freedom debates the internal emotions of every being, who wishes to withhold the power of choice for themselves as well as their loved ones. In a classic piece by Dr. Martin Luther King, and in a contemporary piece by Dr. Bill McDonald, the importance of freedom and its fight are viewed as honorable and brave. In Dr. Martin Luther King’s 1963, “I Have a Dream” speech, he talks about freedom and the fight people needed to put forward in order to solely achieve being free. On August 28, 1963, about 230,000 people came to the March on Washington to peacefully protest inequality and to listen to Dr. King’s speech. The amount of people that attended the march stunned the nation, and the effect that segregation and racism had on American families was no longer hidden. The truths that society tried to bury were finally brought into light. Dr. King once said, “And some of you have come from areas where your quest--quest for freedom left you battered by the storms of persecution and staggered by the winds of police brutality” (King). Throughout history, freedom has been fought for by countless people for a countless number of reasons. Their effort left them exhausted mentally and physically, but they kept fighting for the freedom of their loved
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