They wanted the oppression of African-Americans to stop. They wanted freedom for their people. Though they had differences, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. understood each other. They understood that each person is entitled to their own opinions and philosophies. Both men were majorly influential during the Civil Rights era and overcame their differences because they had a common goal.
No founding father and revolutionist who affirmed and believed in a just and free America would affirm human bondage. At the time and in 1776, only a few men proclaimed slavery as a necessary evil, however, most men, even in the remotest of the United States believed in the freedom of men. According to Thomas Jefferson in his love for Justice and the love of country script, he stood on the viewpoint that that equality was a moral obligation that ought to be preserved and observed by all mankind
King urges the pacifist man to view the importance of the demonstration morally. Whereby King states that much of the population "[are] more devoted to "order" than to justice; …[they] prefer a negative peace." Likewise, Thoreau presents a similar argument. He exemplifies that society has turned traditional, and it is up to man to "bend it to his will." He explores the question of "Why has every man a conscience, then?"
His essay, Civil Disobedience, embodied a non violent resistance as the way to fight, In later years, several incredible people such as Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Junior used these ideas to encourage their successful nonviolent movements. In Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau, he uses diction, imagery, and emotional appeal to get his message of nonviolence across. First of all, Henry David Thoreau's
A monumental point in one 's life is when they remove the toxic and unveil their true self. Appreciating individuality and self worth is a victorious reckoning in a person 's life also shaping the course of their destiny. Equality was once indifferent compared to others and would suppress his hopes and desires to fit in. A pivotal change occurred in him when he accepted who he is and embraced it blocking out dismissive opinions. Nonetheless, he has established his own set of values which are influenced by his experiences.
Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., and Mandela Make a Change Mohandas Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., and Mandela, all had a vision of a world where equality was amongst the different races. The leaders decided to lead protests in favor of equality. This led to a lot of diversity between views. Violence broke out against the protesters but they were determined to fight for their beliefs. Peacefully protesting, completely avoiding violence, and accepting punishments, were all reasons these leaders’ movements could be considered successful today.
In this case, Langston Hughes point of view had a whole other opinion on democracy. In his poem,”democracy” he wrote about how he wants democracy, but not everyone has the right to owe democracy. In the poem is states lines 5-9,’’I have as much right as the other fellow has to stand on my two feet and own the land.” the author uses compare and contrast to compare himself to a fellow to show that they should be equally treated because there are still the same people. The author is saying that he should be able to have the same rights as everyone else no matter who you are. It also states and lines 1-4,”Democracy will not come today, this year, nor ever, through compromise and fear.” The author use
Historians often credit Cleisthenes as the father of democracy, because of his devotion to a union ran by the people. Cleisthenes belonged to the Alcmaeonid Family, a powerful family at the time, with a leading role in Athenian public life. Cleisthenes was a key player in the way democracy is shaped in the west today. He saw the influence of tyranny, economically, yet his attention remained on the public rights of the people. He believed that the people should earn their wealth and respect rather than being born into it.
Alexander was held up as a symbol for equality, freedom and peace just like the Black Civil Rights Movement leader Martin Luther King who also believed that everyone should be treated with respect and honour. I believe that he was a noble and a self-sacrificing man in contrast to what history truly presents him as. It is clear that Alexander was willing to impose carefully considered cultural changes on his own