Martin Luther King 's Racial Discrimination Essay

1012 Words Oct 26th, 2015 5 Pages
Racial discrimination within America a massive issue not only years ago but also today. Even today African- Americans get treated differently and unfairly purely because of their race and their skin colour. There are many different facts and evidence to support this form not only years ago and also present information. Martin Luther King was one of the first of many influential people to stick up for and take action for this discrimination. Martin Luther King was a strong believer in equal rights and anti- discrimination. Martin Luther King has inspired and started many different campaigns, some of which still go on today.

Martin Luther King had many different incidents occur which made him realise that what was happening was wrong. Some include a white woman slapping him purely because he accidentally stepped on her toe, being told that he was told to wait at the back of the store so that the white costumers could not see him, having to sit at the back of the bus and always give up his seat to white people and when coming home from a speaking contest with his teacher having to give up their seats for 144km. These are all what made Martin Luther King realise that things had to change. One of Martin Luther Kings most famous quotes is ”Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.” This shows how dedicated and…

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