Summary Of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Let’s go back in history, to when the United States was not “land of freedom”. Let’s go back to when this country was segregated when African Americans were treated like anything, but human beings. In school, my teachers taught me multiple things. For example, that slavery started in 1619 and ended 1865, after the 13th amendment was ratified. The thirteenth amendment abolished slavery or any involuntary servitude. After the thirteenth amendment was ratified, and African Americans were “free”, white Americans thought that African Americans had everything they needed, because they were not slaves anymore. But African Americans were not really free because after slavery ended, segregation started, and white supremacy became stronger. African …show more content…
The question is how and with the help of who did the United States became unsegregated?. This is where Martin Luther King, Jr. comes in. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a was a Baptist minister and social activist who played a key role in the American civil rights movement. Martin Luther King, Jr. became famous on the time when the Montgomery bus boycott was happening, not only because he was a great speaker and his speeches would go around the country, but also because he was kind of in charge of the Montgomery bus boycott. When he gave his “I have a Dream” speech in Washington, D.C to more than 200,000 people who had come there to demand civil rights for everyone in America. Martin’s speeches and hard work led to the civil rights act of 1964, which prescribe segregation in the United …show more content…
Was in Tennessee, where he had to go to lead a peaceful march in support of striking sanitation workers. He was staying at Lorraine Motel in Memphis, where he was standing on the balcony when a shot which struck his face and neck hit him, he was taken to St. Joseph Hospital, and was announced dead that evening at 7:05 PM. After Martin Luther King, Jr. death he was the target of many conspiracy theories. One of the most famous conspiracy theory about Martin Luther King Jr’s death It was the government, the Memphis police, the FBI, and Army intelligence along with the Mafia help with the assassination of MLK , and that James Earl Ray was not the one who killed him, or at least he did not act alone. One evidence of the government, the Memphis police, the FBI, and Army intelligence who help with the assassination of Martin, is when Carl Gibson wrote for readers supporter news this “You should know that in 1999, in Memphis, Tennessee, more than three decades after MLK 's death, a jury found local, state, and federal government agencies guilty of conspiring to assassinate the Nobel Peace Prize winner and civil rights leader. The same media you would expect to cover such a monumental decision was absent at the trial because those news organizations were part of that conspiracy. William F. Pepper, who was James Earl Ray 's first attorney, called over 70 witnesses to the stand to testify on every aspect of the

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