How Did Martin Luther King Jr Stand Against Segregation

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The battle of segregation: Martin Luther king jr

After the civil war equal rights were not all equal, blacks and whites were separated with everything water fountains, restaurants, and even schools. Blacks were not able to be in the government and they had to go to separate schools and they had old worn out books and it was hard for them to learn with them until, someone got the courage to stand up against segregation. Martin Luther King Jr. stood up for civil rights and led the civil rights movement. Martin Luther King Jr. took a stand against segregation by starting the freedom walk, leading the civil rights movement, and giving the ‘I have a dream speech’. Martin Luther King Jr. took a stand against segregation by starting the freedom walk. “On June, King and 125,000 people marched in a freedom walk in Detroit” ("Martin Luther King, Jr." Encyclopedia of World Biography, Gale, 1998. Biography in Context,. Accessed 3 Jan. 2017.) This shows that many people
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Martin Luther King Jr said in his speech “ I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. I have a dream today.”“ Tens of thousands flocked to the national mall for the ceremony celebrating king's address, the culmination of a historic, march on Washington for jobs and freedom, that drew crowds of 250,000.” ( "Civil Rights Movement." Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History. Ed. Thomas Carson and Mary Bonk. Detroit: Gale, 1999. N. page. Biography in Context. Web. 2 Jan. 2017.” “It would be easy to assume that the stirring words of Martin Luther King Jr's ` I have a dream speech ` affected Americans most of all. HIs goading of a nation live up to the democratic principles fits founders was a sharp.” ( Snyder, Elliott. "How Martin Luther King's 'I Have A Dream' Speech Changed The World."The Huffington Post., n.d. Web. 03 Jan.
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