The nonviolent approach which may be the long and hard road to take, is the only road one should take. As Ghandi inspired King, King inspired men and women who fought for black rights. Now I don 't know too much about my civil rights leaders, but I am pretty certain that Gandhi ain 't got no speech to trump King 's “I Have a Dream”.
King 's speech not only resonated with the racial strife of the 60’s, but in a way it resonates with the racial strife that is happening TODAY. It 's true that in today 's society, black people have the same rights and opportunities as white people. Even more so than they did in the 60s. But that is not for every case. Discrimination still exists and it 's on both sides, black and white.
I am not trying to say that black people are being discriminated against because they are. While groups like the KKK and Neo-nazi exist there will always be people against black citizens. However the discrimination is on both sides, for example when a white man is shot unarmed by a police officer. The news doesn 't cover it. When a unarmed black man gets shot, it 's national news and riots will start. (Don 't get me started on the