Comparing Martin Luther King And Malcolm X

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Martin Luther King and Malcolm are well-known African -American figures who shaped the African- American identity and culture. They both had two distinct politics, that had both similarities and differences.
Martin Luther King was born in a very well educated, middle class family, never suffering from hunger or poverty while Malcolm X didn’t grow up with a proper education, his family abused him, making the home atmosphere the same violent as the outside one. Luther King was a Christian and followed Christian rules and principles, promoting peace and understating. Malcolm was a Muslim and followed Muslim principles, using the strategy of violent behavior. He was known among people as a” black Klu Klux Klan” of race discrimination.
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He attacked all white people and reckoned that it was their fault in all the problems of the society such as crimes, poverty, etc. He critiqued Martin’s nonviolent norms and gave, as he considered, nonviolent speeches, making them sound rousing. Only later, after visiting Jerusalem, his points of view changed and he was sure that the government had to protect black people because it if didn’t, they would not be able to do it themselves.
Malcolm respected all people and guessed that the only way for black people to be free is to leave the society of white people.
In order to achieve this aim, Malcolm wanted black people to greet, at first, each other with respect and pride, but only secondly, greet white people in the same way Only after gaining self-esteem, respect and pride achieving equality among various racial groups.
Thus, Both Martin Luther King and Malcolm had very different ideas about the idealized society. Martin imagines a Dream that could be promoted in the south whule Malcolm idealized a nightmare in the north.
As for me, I would join Martin Luther King because he to build an integrated society of both black and white people I don’t agree that black separatism of Malcolm practice will lead to anything good in the African-American

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