I would draw the conclusion that civil disobedience could be used as a good or bad thing. I also feel that violence is not the answer to any situation no matter what. I also feel that sometimes if force is given then you have to return it to get your point across. Violence is never the first choice though; you always should find other ways to handle problems. Parents sacrifice thing to better their children the right way, an example is sitting down and talking to them instead of beating their child. You would have to sacrifice your pride and dignity in order to practice “passive resistance”. Gandhi showed this trait by leading people in the Salt March which freed India from British rule. Martin Luther King Jr. showed this act by not letting people get to more freedom for Minority’s. There is always going to be negative aspects of life, especially when you are doing the right thing. When you are on track and speak up for yourself, instead of turning to guns or fighting people tend to dislike you. So in my opinion if you choose to practice passive resistant actions you have to be ready for the negative people that try to hurt you. At the end of the day I would choose being passive resistant over civil disobedience. Everyone deserves a positive role model someone that will make an impact for the rest of their life. I feel if people had this role model the world would change so much. For an example, children without a father are twice as likely to drop out of
Martin Luther King!
“Our lives begin to end, the day we become silent about the things that matter.”
The U.S.A is seen in today’s world as a nation where everybody grows up in harmony despite of their race and colour. If martin Luther king had kept silent about his aims/ views, then the America we see today probably wouldn’t have existed.
Martin Luther King junior was born on January the 15th 1929 in Atlanta America. Born to a Baptist father king had a very Christian upbringing.…
Martin Luther King Jr.
September 6, 2013
Professional Leadership (PED 492)
Martin Luther King Jr. was not only a leader but a hero. He was a man with courage, a man who woke up dreaming of change, a man who risked his life just to make a life changing difference. He dreamed that one day man and woman, Blacks, Whites, Hispanics and even Jews would be treated equally. He dreamed that no matter your race or your sex you would get treated as well as the next.…
The problems that they have faced have also been shown and
mentioned in “
I Have a Dream”
by Martin Luther King. Both works contribute to the same idea
that life for Black Americans were very different than those of White Americans.…
Martin Luther King Jr`s impact on the civil rights movement
Maya Angelou Interview http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/page/ang0int-1
Poet and Historian
January 22, 1997
High Point, North Carolina
oDr. Angelou, you worked with Martin Luther King, Jr. at the height of the Civil Rights Movement. What was Dr. King really like, personally?
oMaya Angelou: Dr. King was a human being. He had a sense of humor which was wonderful.…
Finally, King uses words that an audience wants to hear. King's speech use of language telling his fellow Negro's how they have been promised things and not received them, and the life they live should be better because of this.
Martin Luther King Jr. opened his I Have a Dream speech by mentioning the Emancipation Proclamation. He tries to set the stage that Negro's have been lied to, and the lives they live were promised to be better than what they are.…
This was the age of Martin Luther King, one of the innovative leaders of the Civil Rights Movement. He was a minister and firmly believed in nonviolent protests to fight the black oppression that was occurring. In his endeavors to participate in these protests he found himself in Birmingham, in a protest against police chief, Bull Conner, who was failing to enforce laws of integration(Walsh and Asch).…
Martin Luther King Jr.
I picked Martin Luther King Jr. because he was a preacher, a strong speaker and motivator, he was a true Christian. When he spoke he always had faith and he spoke about us having faith. I really liked his forthrightness with which he called out the source of his courage. He once said, “I am many things to many people, but in the quiet recesses of my heart, I am fundamentally a clergyman, a Baptist preacher.…
Speech on Martin Luther King
Nearly three centuries ago, African slaves were brought to the New World and put into slavery. They were treated more cruelly in the United States than in any other country that had ever practiced slavery, and ever since its prohibition, African-Americans has fought oppression. Martin Luther King Jr., would aid immensely in this fight. He was born in Atlanta Georgia in 1929. His father, Martin Luther King Sr.…
Anthony Adigun Adigun 1
March 9, 2013
A Better Future
Martin Luther King Jr’s. speech was an inspiration to many people. Not only African Americans were inspired but some different races were also touched by his words. Some people say that President Obama is the reincarnation of MLK because they are similar.…