Essay on Martin Luther King Jr.

1182 Words Apr 29th, 2016 5 Pages
Did you know the civil rights was a time of racism, discrimination, protests for equality, and gained momentum to overcome horrific obstacles ? In 1954, the civil rights have started, and by 1968, it had ended. Civil rights are the freedoms and rights that a person may have as a member of a community, state, or nation. Civil rights include freedom of speech, of the press, and of religion. At the time of the civil rights, it was inspired by African-American, Hispanic, Native Americans, and another citizen that was against what forms of discrimination there was at that time. The civil rights were more inspired by African American people. There were so many African American people that helped out with the world.

One of the African American people that helped out was, Martin Luther King Jr. He believed in the use of peaceful demonstration, acting with love and calm. In the 20th century, Americans most compelling and effective civil rights leader was Martin Luther King. In 1955, he had entered into the civil rights movement, which he worked towards political and social equality for people of all races. By that time, he was already a Baptist minister, a husband, and a father. Martin Luther King was a man who had a dream speech. He made a speech, that was telling everyone that the world should be equal. He wanted everyone to have the freedom of speech, and he wanted the world to be a good world. After Martin had made his speech to the world, he had died afterwards. Martin…

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