Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. And Rosa Parks

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Martin Luther King, Jr., was a person who had big dreams for the world. He wanted to help as many people as he could. The Montgomery Bus Boycott was where Rosa Parks (a colored woman) refused to give up her seat for a white man, after the bus driver already told her to move. She did suffer consequences though, stood up for not only herself, but her race too. Rosa Parks is a legend, so is Martin Luther King, Jr., which they both had many influences on the Civil Rights Movement. That is why in this essay I’m writing about the great Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and how is childhood shaped him into becoming who he is today. As a child, Martin Luther, King, Jr., had great parents that shaped him into becoming who he was in the future. Martin Luther King, Sr., was an idol to Martin Luther King, Jr., because of the way he wouldn’t take being treated differently. His dad was a preacher and his mom was a musician. I think his parents’ job might have influenced his job of wanting to help people. One day, at a shoe store, Martin Luther King, Sr., refused to move over to the colored section of the store, with Martin Luther King, Jr. This is an example of why he looked up to his father. …show more content…

Being there, he noticed the North people way different from the South. Martin Luther King, Jr., observed many new things while in Connecticut about segregation. The North treats everyone the same, not differently, unlike the South. Though, there still is the South, that’s why he fought for Civil Rights. He wanted his kids and all kids drinking out of the same water fountain and going to the same schools. Those were some of the things he mentioned in his famous “I have a dream” speech. He fought hard to get what is right and would stop at nothing. Martin Luther King, Jr., was a soft spoken man, who many people liked and many did not. He just wanted everyone to be in unity, with no

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