Short Biography: Berry Gordy Jr.
Not only was it hard teaching his artists and trying to be accepted by the white audiences, but the black audiences
Skiljan 3 tried to disgrace him for what he was doing. He wanted everyone to like his music not just one race or a certain group. As he was getting closer to the white audiences he was receiving threatening phone calls from the black audiences. The white audience felt that he was trying to do the impossible by crossing the barrier, and the black audience thought he was betraying them and switching sides. Berry Gordy did something that inspired other people to do the same, and he himself was inspired. He states himself that he was influenced greatly by Martin Luther King and Malcolm X.
Berry Gordy may not be recognized as well as a Malcolm X or Martin Luther King Jr. but he definitely made a difference. He did everything he had to do and he did what he believed in to make a statement. Many people judged him and thought poorly towards him because of his decisions and the way he ran his company, but as far as we know things might not be how they are today if he would have done it differently. He definitely left his mark and will not be forgotten, he fought racism and helped music grow, the only and only Berry