Segregation in the late 20th century led to problems erupting in the deep south. Segregated schools, colored signs, hate against race, and the KKK; not to mention poverty and lack of jobs. Additionally, there were little opportunities for African Americans, so all of these factors contributed to white attempting to dominate the Black’s. Two amazing, influential leaders emerged during those tumultuous times who brought African Americans together to protest against unfair segregation practices. Although Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X were leaders who had similarities, their different approaches led to important changes for the plight of the segregated south and the whole nation.
Both Martin Luther King