Martin Luther King Jr Criticism

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Martin Luther King Jr. was a great man and never deserved to die the way that he did. If he was still alive he would be continuing to do great things for the world and would have stopped racism a long time ago. He was only a young man when he died just because someone didn’t like people that weren't like him. I would want Martin Luther King Jr. to come back to the earth and continue to preach his knowledge about people treating other people equally. Dr King received his first Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. Dr. King had 2 siblings, he had an older sister named Willie Christine, and a younger brother Alfred Daniel Williams King. Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday is January 15, 1929 and he was born in Atlanta, Georgia. When Dr King was only 12 years…show more content…
To address this criticism, Dr King began making a link between discrimination and poverty, and he began speaking out against the Vietnam War. From late 1965 through 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. expanded his civil rights efforts into other larger American cities, including Chicago and Los Angeles. But he was met with increasing criticism and public challenges from young black power leaders. During his college years he was studying the civil rights section and for public speaking his grade was only a C average and now look at him now. He is a role model towards African American people and his grade for public speaking would be an A not a…show more content…
From 1957 to 1968, Martin Luther King jr. traveled over six million and spoke over 2,500 times to different amounts of people. From the day he died, it is still undetermined whether his murder acted on his own or was part of a conspiracy. Martin Luther King Jr’s life was honored with a national holiday, schools and public buildings named after him, and a memorial on Independence Mall in Washington , D.C. But his life remains controversial as well. Martin Luther King Jr’s life also had a seismic impact on race relations in the United States. Years after his death, he is the most widely known African-American leader of his era. Martin Luther King Jr. adhered to Ghandi’s philosophy of nonviolence. In 1955 he began his struggle to persuade the US Government to declare the policy of racial discrimination in the southern states unlawful. The racists responded with violence to the black people’s nonviolent initiatives. Martin Luther King Jr was inspired by ghandi to do great things just like he did and he was a huge inspiration to the world until someone who didn't like what he was doing had to end his life right then and there. He was finally making a difference to the world by making people treat each other equally and making white people realize what they had done wrong.

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