Black And White: The Colors Of Black And White

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Black and white. The basic colors of spectrum. Instinctively we have been separating white as good and black as evil. The black color has been associated with the bad luck, crimes and other unfortunate events. We have been used to see it as a bad thing… No, we have been taught to see it in that way. We judge colored people based on their skin color and don’t respect them just for the mere fact that they’re human. In Martin Luther King’s letter this was the primary cause.

“We know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.” This is one of the most famous quotes that Martin Luther King has written on his letter. Through time and slavery, through injustice and war, colored people were “free”, but not in the way it was supposed to be. They have always been fighting for their right to live, to be a human with all the rights. No matter through the quest for freedom, people who don’t have freedom, rarely it is given freely. They had to take it through protest, through tears of blood. Even though the number of colored people in Birmingham was quite high, there was racism, discrimination. Children couldn’t play free in the park. Adults couldn’t take a walk because after every step, they would be judged for something as superficial as skin. It was the time to take the situation in their hands. If the freedom wouldn’t be given freely, than it would be given by negotiation,

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