Analysis Of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Speech

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This essay will summarize the King biography, and then analyze, and react to Martin Luther King, Jr.'s speech "I Have a Dream." Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech was one of the most famous of the time during the civil rights movement and many people were, and still are, inspired by it. Therefore, the speech has made an unforgettable impact on the lives of many who lived during the mid-nineteenth century.

Martin Luther King Jr. was a civil rights activist who lived during the nineteenth century. King's dream was to end segregation between the black people and the white people completely. During King's early life his father was a minister who went on to adopt the name Martin Luther honoring a religious leader, which his son would soon do also. Martin Luther King Jr.'s
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to become a civil rights activist. After his grandma died in the year 1941, King attempted suicide but went on to become an incredibly gifted high school student being able to skip two entire grades. At first King decided against his father's will of going into the ministry, but took a bible class and renewed his faith during his last year of high school. During college King became class president and excelled in all of his classes, while having the guidance of a man who encouraged him to see his religion as a way to allow social change. While working on his doctorate, King Jr. got married and had four children and later became a pastor, at only 25 years old. Influencing the decision to be an activist against segregation, a black women refused to give up her seat to a white person and was later arrested and charged. After the bus incident, Martin Luther King Jr. organized a bus boycott and stated that the colored people have put up with the racism for too long leading to the famous speech, "I Have a Dream." In August of 1963, thousands and thousands of people stood at the Lincoln Memorial to listen to King's
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