Martin Luther King Junior's Speech Analysis

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Martin Luther King Junior was a prominent passive civil rights activist and assiduous leader who protested for the integration of the American society as well as the elimination of discrimination that existed for black Americans. He gave countless memorable moments while fighting for justice. These include the ‘I Have a Dream’ speech, leadership in the Montgomery Bus Boycott and publication of his numerous books.

August 28th 1963, Martin Luther King Junior gave his most Influential speech entitled “I Have a Dream.” During the speech, King expressed his opinions of segregation and his plans for the future which emotionally affected the audience. This success came from his sensitive approach to the listeners, his ingenious use of style and his inspiring tone (Ginger| Public
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This all began when Rosa Parks, an African-American woman refused to give up her seat on the bus to a white man. Soon after she was arrested and fined. This not being the first incident of its kind to occur, people retaliated. On the day of her court hearing, the boycott of public buses by blacks began and lasted 381 days. The U.S. Supreme Court ordered Montgomery to integrate its bus system, and one of the leaders of the boycott was a young Martin Luther King Jr (Montegomery Bus Boycott, 2015). While having this role, he formed a protest strategy that involved the mobilization of black churches and skillful appeals for white support (Carson, 2000). After the United States Supreme Court outlawed Alabama bus segregation laws, King expanded the nonviolent civil rights movement throughout the South. Joining forces with C. K. Steele, Fred Shuttlesworth and T. J. Jemison, King founded and became president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). King also became a leader of many more groups after the publication of his first book, "Stride toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story" (King,

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