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    The I have a Dream speech was given on the steps of Lincoln Memorial during the “March on Washington for jobs and freedom.” In 1963 . I found that the main point of the I have a dream speech, was to let MLKs beliefs that all “men” are created equally; no matter the race, color or social status.” The social mood at the time of the “I Have a Dream” speech was pretty intense and the speech reflects the conditions of that era, giving black activists a vision for a better future and made a lot of whites ashamed of their actions and willing to start fresh. It took 17 minutes for King to influence and inform multiple generations of people on equality and fairness. Kings speech was directed at 3 audiences, the average blacks who were getting discriminated…

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    This is an analysis of Martin Luther King Jr’s speech famously known as “I have a dream”. It was given on August 28 1963, at the march on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Which was a political rally known as the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Organized by a number of civil rights and religious groups, the event was designed to shed light on the political and social challenges African Americans continued to face across the country (History). There was a time in our history when this…

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    do it. “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to preserve and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” (Christopher Reeve). That quote reminds me of how someone who really wasn't anything and wanted something so bad that they were willing to work through, or figure out how to get around it without beating around the bush. Abraham Lincoln on the date of January 1st, 1863 that slaves shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free. (Sarah Pruitt), Although slavery was over…

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    peaceful assembly and protest." This quote defends his protests from being unwise because even though it may be unwise to have protests that land you in jail he is in jail for an unjust reason and an unjust law. King also states "Lamentably, it is a historical fact that privileged groups seldom give up their privileges voluntarily.", and, "We know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed." This quote backs up the…

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    advocated the way of violence to improve the position of the black people. Although Malcolm X had more militant perspectives about how to promote the black power than Martin Luther King Jr., both of them had made a huge influence on promoted the African American to achieve more rights and equality position in the United States. The connection between nonviolence and violence is important in the Civil Rights Movements. I will deeply explore what Martin Luther King Jr and Malcolm X did in the…

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    these injustices. The historic “I Have a Dream” speech prompted people to stand up peacefully for what was right. Comparing today’s society to the I Have a Dream speech demonstrates that a message regarding the dedication to achieve a goal can be applied to the flourishing complexity of the twenty-first century. The American dream is constantly adapting but the foundation is always rooted in the ambitions of the founding fathers. Are the central ideas of the American dream in the 1960’s…

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    Asa Randolph was born April 15, 1889 in Crescent City, Florida. He attended the Cookman Institute in East Jacksonville, which was the only academic high school for African Americans at the time. Asa graduated at the top of his class in the year 1907. After graduating high school, Asa moved to New York, after feeling the effects of discrimination while trying to look for a job in Florida. In New York Asa worked odd jobs, while taking classes as the New York city college. While in New York, Asa…

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    leadership, Stokely participated in his first desegregation protests before moving to Washington, D.C. to study at Howard. An excellent and gifted student, Stokely had offers from several Ivy League institutions, but chose the prestigious Black university after having spent his high school years in an overwhelmingly White setting. Once arrived in Washington, he experienced a plethora of diverse influences, meeting and working with some of the most influential African American intellectuals, many…

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    Why Is Malcolm X Unfair

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    People who have gone through some much are the most outspoken. Separation of job availability is unfair and can make someone change their views on the world. When Malcolm X was young, him and his family suffered because of white supremacists. When he was older Malcolm was kept from finding a career that used his talents and skills because he was black. He got mixed into the wrong crowd and was arrested. While in prison Malcolm discovered the religious group Nation of Islam and completely…

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    happen. Thankfully, the Civil Rights Movement can experience a resurrection through autobiographical accounts of the movement. Clarence Jones’ book, Behind The Dream. The Making Of The Speech That Transformed A Nation, operates as one of these autobiographical accounts. Jones meticulously and thoughtfully describes the events, obstacles, and conversations that led to the March on Washington, August 28th 1963. The…

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