The reason his rallies would turn violent is because white people felt offended that colored people thought they deserved to be treated equally. Martin Luther King Jr. agrees whole heartedly that violent tension between whites and colored people would get nothing done. But with out “nonviolent tension” the civil rights movement would have gone nowhere. There needed to be a tension in order for white people to face the truth of the unjust laws that colored people had to live
and Malcolm X had opposite views when it came down to how they wanted to fight the Civil Rights Movement. King took the nonviolent path while Malcolm X led his way down the violent path. King believed that blacks should not cooperate with evil, but rather with marching and boycotting. He believed that violence increased hate and that it was a spiral that leads to nowhere, it solves no problems. He had considered violence but then said, “in the event of a violent revolution.
I believe that what he taught was teaching hatred. I also believe that he set the civil rights movement back because he "un-did" everything Mr. King stood for and did. I also disagree with his idea of usage of violence because I don't believe it solves or is the answer to anything. Finally, I believe his ideas towards white men being "devils" and "evil" seem to be unjustified. I say unjustified because many white men tried to join both the OAAU and the Nation of Islam, were denied.
They were a horrific and violent Klan that should have been eliminated from the start. Sadly, the Klan remains to this day, but luckily not as powerful as before. V. Exercise Five 1. Who were Dr. King’s enemies? Dr. King’s enemy was the Klu Klux Klan because they were against the blacks having rights and all the torture they did to the blacks. He was also against Malcolm X because even though they were still fighting for the same thing, Malcolm wanted to achieve it the violent way.
Dr. King was arrested for protesting, in fact it was nonviolent protesting. He was arrested because he was a black man protesting. If it was a white man protesting there would’ve been no problem with the situation. But the way people viewed blacks made them disrespect them and treat them differently. “Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” (p.272).
Not willing to accept his life as a slave, he rose to become a great and honorable man that held a voice of influence over the reform movement’s throughout the 19th century. He is one of the American leaders who provided a powerful voice for human rights and racial injustice during this period of American history. Throughout his life he was first and foremost an abolitionist, fighting against slavery until its elimination. He was a man dedicated to a cause, determined to try everything in his power to fight for what he believed fair, which was racial equality. As a young man Fredrick had fire; a burning incentive to change the world.
The song Humble has the ideas of the pop culture, and it’s more than just a song. Like the pop culture founders, Kendrick Lamar uses this song to convey different political messages to the people to condemn some cultural practices in the society today. First, on his, this Video Lamar condemns the media for its role in giving bad information about African American community. Thus, he starts by saying “Everyone must realize the truth” implying that media have brainwashed people to think of negative things about African American. Lamar is saying that every man was created equal and no ethnicity is superior to other since if you do so you not a Christian.
Even though he thought that the Civil War was good because it was trying to stop the evils of slavery, he detested the lack of freedom during the war, and he vowed that if martial law came to Concord, that he would disobey it or move away. These events developed Transcendentalism though Emerson’s views and writings on war (“Way to Peace” 1-2). Transcendentalism in America centered in Concord and Boston. The philosophy came from many different beliefs and people’s thoughts and outlooks. Emerson was a huge person whose beliefs greatly influenced how transcendentalism evolved.
However, MLK approached the Civil Rights Movement preaching non-violent civil disobedience. While Malcolm X believed that violence was the only way to get their equality. MLK also believed that blacks and whites should be totally desegregated, and Malcolm X thought that blacks and whites should remain segregated, but whites should not control everything blacks do (Boelstler). People usually believe that Malcolm X and his followers just attacked racist whites, but this is not true. Malcolm X and his group only used violence when they were attacked by angry whites during their protests.
The Most Influential Person of the 21st century The Civil Rights Movement is one of the most important events of the history of the United States. Although many people contributed to this movement, Martin Luther King, Jr., is widely regarded as the leader of the movement for racial equality. Growing up in the Deep South, King saw the injustices of segregation first hand. King’s studies of Mahatma Ghandi teachings influenced his views on effective ways of protesting and achieving equality. Martin Luther King’s view on nonviolence and equality and his enormous effect on the citizens of America makes him the most influential person of the twentieth century.