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Ban Gay Marriage Ballot Initiative

- Gay marriage has been heated debated throughout the United States when the homosexual rights active people’s attentions. In many states, most of gay marriages are not allowed, but flowing many years fighting for the rights of same-sex marriage, some states finally accept the gay marriage law. Although gay relationships are not accepted in many states, gay marriage is still becoming more accepted in our society. Gay marriage will break the balance of institution of marriage, and it will also twist the status of the authoritative religion and Bible’s contents....   [tags: Ballot Initiative Groups]

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The Ballot Or The Bullet

- To quote from Malcolm X “Usually when people are sad, they don 't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.” His Speech, “The Ballot or the Bullet” On April 3, 1964,a month after Malcolm X left the Nation of Islam, Malcolm delivered “The Ballot or the Bullet a meeting that was sponsored by the chapter of Congress for Racial Equality. (Cone 194) The phrase, the ballot or the bullet; the ballot referred to freedom and the bullet meant the violence they would use if they didn’t get the ballot....   [tags: Malcolm X, African American, Black people]

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The Ballot Or The Bullet

- When giving his speech “The Ballot or the Bullet” Malcolm X spoke in a content and tone that made this speech very impactful to his audience and listeners which is still relevant today. Malcolm X was convinced that voting was the way to change racial prejudice in America. The Ballot or the Bullet is directed at African Americans and encourages them to stand up for their rights at all cost. He spoke with such knowledge, attitude and passion that put emphasis on the importance of African Americans being educated and educating themselves on politics....   [tags: African American, Racism, Lyndon B. Johnson]

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The Ballot Or The Bullet

- Human rights are not a privilege the rights are inherited by all humans’ beings despite nationality, residency, gender, beliefs, religion, language, or any status that may describe you. Everyone is entitled to their rights, rights are all indivisible, independent and interrelated. Thomas Jefferson declaration of independence states that all men are created equal and everyone has certain unalienable rights that no man or government should violate. Including the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness....   [tags: United States Declaration of Independence]

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The Ballot Or The Bullet

- On April 3rd, 1964, during the Civil Rights Movement a Muslim minister gave a rousing and powerful speech in methodist church in Cleveland, Ohio this foreigner and passionate speaker was none other than the infamous Malcolm X. His speech at this occasion was titled “The Ballot or the Bullet,” often considered one of the great successful oratories of the civil rights movement due to his extensive use of ethos, passionate execution of pathos, and liberal application of logos. The very first thing X did in Ballot or the bullet was expand his Ethos, although he was already a famous speaker and activist with a great deal of authority in the black community....   [tags: Black people, Rhetoric, Audience theory]

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The Ballot of the Bullet by Malcom X

- Malcolm X once said, “It’ll be ballots, or it’ll be bullets. It’ll be liberty, or it will be death. The only difference about this kind of death—it’ll be reciprocal.” The Civil Rights Movement took place during the 1950’s-1960 and were political movements for equality. Some of the leaders and followers were Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, and Malcolm X. The purpose for this movement was equal rights for all races. One very influential speech during this time period was by Malcolm X called “The Ballot or the Bullet.” He gave his speech on April 3, 1964 at the Cory Methodist Church in Cleveland, Ohio....   [tags: liberty, civil rights movement]

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The Ballot or the Bullet, by Malcom X

- The Ballot or the Bullet Prior to the realization of blacks as legitimate citizenry of the American nation, the state was faced with numerous attempts to bring the white majority to such a realization. The blacks, who were previously slaves in the land had been freed from slavery but had continuously been denied their basic civil rights and where the same was offered, was too remote as to be of significance. This saw the rise of the likes of Malcolm X, Dr. Martin Luther King, Adam Clayton Powell, and Reverend Galamison amongst others who tirelessly fought for the realization of such liberties to the point of their own deaths....   [tags: Struggle of Racial Liberty]

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The Ballot Or The Bullet, By Malcolm X

- On April 12, 1964, Malcolm X stepped in front of a crowd of two thousand in Detroit’s King Solomon Baptist Church. Ministers initially attempted to prevent Malcolm X from using the church to deliver the speech at the last minute, as they had already estimated the potential for controversy (“Say It Plain, Say It Loud”). Many historians deem the speech, titled “The Ballot or the Bullet,” Malcolm X’s greatest performance. Only a month after departing from the Nation of Islam and joining the mainstream Civil Rights Movement, Malcolm X already recognized the vital flaw in the movement: the African American expectation of help from the white population....   [tags: African American, Southern United States]

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Rhetorical Analysis : The Ballot Or The Bullet

- The use of a variety of rhetorical strategies help to strengthen a speaker’s argument. In the speech “The Ballot or the Bullet,” Malcolm X uses the basic premises of the rhetorical situation, stasis theory, and the rhetorical appeals in order to emphasize the mistreatment and discrimination that African-American citizens have experienced. Throughout the speech, Malcolm X encourages black citizens to demand their right to vote as well as inspire them to be ready to take up arms if the government continues to deny their human rights....   [tags: Black people, White people, African American, Race]

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The Ballot Or The Bullet By Malcom X

- Honestly, living from a time and place where racism played a part had to change some people’s lives, because during the 1960s it was hard for anyone to demand a change. People were frustrated and fed up with depression in which they were forced to live in. African American leaders who really made a difference in society in the 1960s like, Malcom X, Martin Luther King Jr., and Rosa Parks were altering black America right before our eyes. People like them were going through the Civil Rights movement, in which they brought change that impacted today’s society....   [tags: African American, Black people, Race]

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