Ive Been To The Mountain Top Summary

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“I’ve Been To The Mountain Top” January 15, 1929 Martin Luther King Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia, None even suspected that when he grew up that he would not only be a Baptist minister, but also play an amazingly large part in African Americans, being treated as equals, instead of something different just because of the color of their skin. April 3, 1968 at Mason Temple, Martin Luther King, delivered his last speech to the world before he was shot the next day on the balcony at his hotel. This speech was mainly centered on the concerns and values of the Memphis Sanitation Strike. During this last heart-felt speech King discussed, not just the sanitation strike, but also about overcoming the injustice of inequality, not just for himself, but for all African Americans who, like him, deserve to be treated as if they belong, with respect, and that they should all receive a chance in the world. He then went on to ask for support in this by pursuing further boycotts, unity, and stressing that being nonviolent is the way to go, and while he does not say it insultingly, he …show more content…
King was an amazing man with many views and ideas and unlike some people who were just fighting to be fighting cause it would make them look better, King was fighting on a personal level. King quotes his good friend Ralph, about how Negroes would just go around scratching where they didn’t itch, and laughing when they were not tickled. How they mean business now and they as a people are determined to gain their rightful place in God’s world. He spoke this with feeling that had many listeners on their seat edge, this gave the crowd a sense of excitement, and made them want to know what else he had to say, and they all listened fervently from then