Dr. Martin Luther King's Argument Against Racism

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The call of Pope Francis to take “a clear stand for creative and active nonviolence and against all forms of violence” echoes the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King’s dream of a nation without racism. Inspired by Dr. King’s concept of a creative and constructive tension, I seek the following solutions to the violence caused by racism: Treat people equally, join Anti-Racist and Anti-Prejudice, make an effort to know some different than you and to have freedom. The solution to ending racism is to treat people equally, here is Dr. King’s quote that supports this solution. “I have a dream that little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character”. “I have a dream that one day down in Alabama, with its vicious racists, with …show more content…

King’s quote from the Birmingham City Jail to support this solution. “Just as Socrates felt that it was necessary to create a tension in the mind so that individuals could rise from the bondage of myths and half-truths to the unfettered realm of creative analysis and objective appraisal, we must see the need of having nonviolent gadflies to create the kind of tension in society that will men rise from the dark depths of prejudice and racism to the majestic heights to understanding and brotherhood. The last solution to ending racism is to have freedom, here is Dr. King’s quote. “When we allow the freedom to ring, when let it ring from village and hamlet, from every state and every city, we will be able to speed up that day when all God’s children, young black men, young white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and Catholics, will be able to join hands and sing in the words of the old Negro spiritual, “Free at last! Free at last! Thank God almighty, we’re free at last!” We can respond to and eradicate racism only through a peaceful stand for the love of

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