Analysis Of Martin Luther King Jr. Essay

1770 Words Dec 3rd, 2016 8 Pages
The year 1954 until the year of 2016 has been 62 since the start of the civil right movement. Those 62 years has made various strides and advancements in society including: politics, technology, and economics. The dynamics of the United States has changed tremendously since 1954. A major stepping stone in the whole movement was Martin Luther King, Jr. He was the leader of the Civil Rights Movement until his tragic death, April 4, 1968 . African Americans has increased their numbers in polling history, segregation is over, and all seems to be equal; that was the goal all along. King said, “Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed”. There is a catch though, what if I was to say that things have not changed and was still the same? These past 3 years have been an eye opener to some due to the repetitive events being caused to African Americans and different minorities. Events such as police brutality, political occurrences, and so much more have caused rallies, protest, and even violent attacks. The question, community or chaos?, is a broad statement that can be examined in all different aspects from different people. Since being at a young age, it is not too much someone can explain or know from previous events to necessarily give the solution to the problem. Martin Luther King Jr., a civil rights leader and pastor, chose the community way. He chose a nonviolent protest/demonstration tactic to get the people point across.…

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