The Pursuit Of Freedom : Equal Rights And Human Rights

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On a daily basis we use freedom everyday. Whether it is to give your opinion to someone or to stand against someone else's opinion. Though some people do not have the right to freedom even though it should be a fundamental human right. They may go to jail if they speak out against their government, have different views, have a different sexuality, or even have a different religion. In egypt they detained at least a dozen gay men at a nearby police station for being gay and in america a couple decades ago black people could not vote. Freedom is deserved to everyone no matter their race, gender, or sexuality. August 28, 1963 is when Martin Luther King Jr. gave his speech on equality of race. “This note was the promise that all men, yes, black men as well as white men, would be guaranteed the unalienable rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”(e-Book Reader ) Dr.King and many others felt the need for freedoms to change for that all men should be treated equal and deserve happiness in life no matter race. It took the Voting Rights Act of 1965 before the majority of African Americans could register to vote. Black men and women still had to fight today for many things. Black women in the United States who work full time, year-round are typically paid just 63 cents for every dollar paid to a white person. The school to prison pipeline is in a majority of black communities and how understated the black lives movement is. Though this is just the top of it there

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