My Expretation Of Leadership: Martin Luther King, Jr.

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What is leadership? My interpretation of leadership is a role, where a person with a lot of knowledge and wisdom has good will and kind heart to lead the ones who do not know where exactly to move. To be a force for weaker minds, to help stay strong together and to stand straight for the common good and rights. Leadership quality according to the Forbes magazine is often a person does not have to be,” an extroverted charismatic trait to practice leadership,” Also “and those with charisma don’t automatically lead.” (Web). But instead there is a person who leads and has followers no matter what character one is. But Martin Luther King, Jr. on the other hand is very charismatic person and leader.
Very wise man in history is Martin Luther King
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a good leader, in my opinion it was his will towards wisdom, religion and love. He was very intelligent and well educated man from Morehouse college to Boston University. King believed nonviolence protest and treating people with love had more impact than violence. He believed loving each other rather than harming one another has greater impact in change. Not just any change but positive change. Equality and freedom between races were King’s main focus. This desire grew in him ever since he was a boy and experienced discrimination. Instead of provoking people to fight physically like Malcolm X was, King’s ideas remained nonviolent and peaceful. King found similar ideas in very important public figure, who had similar goals, but much further away in India, Mahatma Gandhi was fighting for freedom and independence in a very similar way and using tools which were favored by King. They both were in favor of “Where you stand up with all your might against an evil system, and you are not a coward. You are resisting, but you come to see that tactically as well as morally it is better to be nonviolent (The autobiography of MLK). Gandhi was a great leader in his country. He stood up for India’s independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. He also inspired great leader Martin Luther King, …show more content…
She was behind the scene hard worker. She made a lot of events happening. She was mentor for many well-known people and activists like Martin Luther King, Jr., Ella Baker, A. Philip Randolph and many others. NAACP was the main organization which gave her freedom to create equality and freedom available. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People hired Baker 1940 as a secretary, she raised from secretary to a President with years of hard work. Ella also has been involved numerous organizations like Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and Southern Conference Education Fund. Her thinking is great and straight forward: “It means facing a system that does not lend itself to your needs and devising means by which you change that system. (Web 2)” —Ella Baker, 1969. Basically her way to fight in the civil right movement was being behind the scenes and mentoring people to act in good cause. One her mentored persons was Rosa

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