Martin Luther King Speech Analysis

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Throughout the civil rights movement, African Americans received no respect for decades and decades, no matter if you were old or young, man or a woman. Martin Luther King Jr. was an inspirational speaker sticking up for what was right. While dealing with the same disrespect all Negroes were receiving. During the civil rights movement King spoke out his hopes and wishes for the world, hoping to change the ways of many. By using appeals to logic and emotion, it helped people understand Kings work. Throughout the movement King and others earned themselves and African Americans the right of freedom of speech. Throughout King’s work, “I Have a Dream” speech and “Letter From Birmingham Jail” he shares logic to show information with his audience, …show more content…
Throughout the civil rights movement, white people were thinking in a mindset that they were better people than African Americans based off of their skin color. White people shouldn’t have been worrying about what color skin, they have because at the end of the day both African American and white people share the same fate: “ For many of our white brothers, as evidenced by their presence here today, have come to realize that their destiny is tied up with our destiny. And they have come to realize that their freedom is inextricably bound to our freedom. We cannot walk alone.” (King, para 9-10). This shows that through all of this hatred, there were white people who understand the struggles African Americans had. However, all white people should stop treating them with hatred because eventually everyone shares the same fate. During the disagreement between African Americans and White people, no one wanted to think how the police all around was treating people wrong. This is because police are here to protect and help people, therefore most people wouldn’t question them: “ I doubt you would so quickly commend the policeman if you were to observe their ugly and inhumane treatment of Negros here in the city jail; if you were here to watch them curse and push old Negro women

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