The Civil Rights Movement: Malcolm X And Martin Luther King Jr.

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The Civil Rights movement is a time that will live on in history. A time of hatred and heartache towards many black people. A time where black people had no suffrage in government. This was also a time when Martin Luther King said two speeches to encourage black people to continue to peacefully fight on. But one other person who said a speech was Malcolm X, who created a hatred for blacks toward whites. On April 3rd of 1964 and 1968, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. both stated two effective speeches that are still important to our lives today. The Civil Rights Movement needed both MLK and Malcolm X to achieve its goals. Malcolm X was one who had many difficulties in his life growing up. He did not have the privilege to go out and