Privileges such as the same laws and rules in certain places as white people. Martin Luther King Jr. uses Ethos in the beginning of his famous, “ I Have a Dream” speech, to attain the audience to feel as they are fighting with many other famous Americans, such as the Founding Fathers and Abe Lincoln. Since, many Americans trust those famous men, they trust Martin Luther King Jr., and they respect him. Also, in the beginning of his speech, the second paragraph. “Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation.” This shows that a president, that every American knows, also fought for equality and for everyone to have the same opportunities and the same quality of life.
During the time of his election so many wars and crisis were happening, there was the cold war, Cuban missele Crisis, segregation in America, Soviets trying to send a people to space. One of the first bills he proposed was a new Civil Rights Bill on June 11, 1963 that would help end racism. Kennedy made it clear that all Americans regardless of skin color, should enjoy a good and happy life (Life of John F. Kennedy). Kennedy created the Peace Corps, which still exists today. In the Peace Corps, Americans can volunteer to work anywhere in the world where assistance is needed.
Which would be equality and balance between the races. Martin Luther King is a hero in our society because he had a legacy which was equality and nonviolence. Growing up, MLK was raised in a activist family which you could say influenced him for what he did politically. He had many different visions for our country which was social unity, racial
A king of the most humble sort, a leader who possessed an unprecedented calm demeanor, a man undoubtedly wise beyond his years, Martin Luther King Jr. In just 39 years of life, King was able to both inspire millions men and women of his generation and, more importantly, change their outlook on color prejudice. It was his morals, so deeply engraved within his heart and mind that urged King to pursue and demand just law and equality for men and women of all hues. King believed and based his argument for just laws and equality on morality. He believed people had both a legal and moral obligation to obey just laws, while having a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws.
The story says that “The Association was a group of people who helped farm workers have better rights and better pay.” Chavez and his supporters successfully improved the lives of farmers and farm workers. The story states, “Through boycotts, hunger strikes, and marches, they made a difference for everyone.”These days he still inspires community activists and politicians. The story states, “His speeches about justice, community, and education still resonate…” In 2008 Barack Obama adopted Chavez’s motto “Si, Se Puede.”The story says, “Barack Obama adopted it as his campaign slogan.” Obama used it because he wanted to inspire people like Chavez. Senator Robert F. Kennedy described him as one of the best heroic figures of all time.” Cesar Chavez was more effective than Nelson Mandela. Even though Mandela became president, he didn’t do as much as Chavez did.
The more I read, it was evident the influence Morehouse had on Thurman to strive for perfection in all areas of his life. And yet, to me, he was never selfish, not only wanting black men to learn but white’s as well. Consequently, Howard Thurman reached his goals; his dreams became reality. Everything he struggled for all those years produced a harvest. He leaves a legacy for any race, creed or color, any man or woman of any age.
Benjamin Franklin was an early pioneer in self improvement and self awareness because he had the courage and humility to look at himself in a different perspective, to find flaws and make an attempt to correct them through his scheme for moral perfection. Franklin succeeded in applying his scheme for moral perfection and this is evident because his achievements, accomplishments as well as reputation as a whole are still being held in high regard among people all over the world, even today. It seems Benjamin Franklin's legacy is still influencing generations of Americans as we continue to learn about his life, inventions, and decisions he made as an early American politician. Benjamin Franklin was a great American who strived to improve himself and the world around him and as a result his life continues to inspire people all around the globe who seek moral
Muhammad Ali has significantly benefitted modern society by creating equality between African Americans and whites, helping fight for a cure for Parkinson’s disease, and increasing the popularity of the sport of boxing. Muhammad Ali was not just one of the greatest boxers of all time; he was one of the greatest examples of all time. Muhammad Ali always said he wanted to be, more than a boxer, he wanted to inspire people all over the world (“Hauser”). To do this, Ali visited a lot of organizations such as, Make-a-Wish Foundation and the Special Olympics making dreams of the young kids a reality. Ali was always trying to put the less fortunate before himself by helping out in any way he possibly could.
John Kennedy established the modern day trend of American Presidents possessing a celebrity like quality. When investigating five ways JFK still influences presidents today, an NPR article mentions, “Long Before Obama, it was Kennedy who first embodied both Hollywood-like celebrity and charisma in a presidential candidate” (Frank). JFK forced the country to investigate a candidate’s personality in addition to their experience. Kennedy’s good looks, well-groomed hair, and seemingly perfect family made him the candidate of the future. In today’s world, a presidential candidate must not only worry about their own appearance but also the appearance of their entire family, and JFK is to blame.
Words can change the world in many ways. Many of those ways can really make an impact on a person’s life or mind set. In the speech “I Have A Dream” by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., it proved to solidify the peace and fairness that he aimed to gain in this country by ending segregation between black and white people. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. vividly painted his vision of a better future for people of all colors in America. His words of power and rhetoric had made Dr. King create the emotion of empowerment for his huge audience.
When he was accepted he said, “As black scientists and engineers and aviators, we had to prove that black people could excel.” Bluford joined the Airforce and got many different jobs working for the air force. He was awarded for being heroic and received all kinds of great appreciation. Bluford protested being heroic. He says it is his duty and honor to fight for his home and all he worked for. Background, Career in Space, and accomplishments after awards are much simpler ways for future African American Astronauts to take that were inspired by Guion Bluford (Guy).
Sinise boasts a long record of supporting the troops through the band and his own individual efforts. For his contributions, Sinise has been recognized on multiple occasions--including being the recipient of the Presidential Citizens Medal. One of Sinise’s strongest initiatives has been for a memorial to the millions of disabled veterans in America. In an interview with the Army in 2007 Sinise noted, "Each time I visit our wounded I 'm struck by their humility, their courage, determination, their acceptance and their dedication to our country and their fellow warriors.” To provide every serviceperson and their family a good time, the band aims to give something to everyone with an array of songs ranging from “Locked Out of Heaven” to “Smoke on the Water.” When not performing for the troops, the group raises awareness at benefit concerts through music and education. Furthermore, through their Invincible Spirit Festivals, the group has boosted spirits while inspiring the military community.
Mr. Turner is a well-known business, civic and philanthropic leader in the Valley and the Nation. As a leader, he has a divine spirit and a relentless desire to serve his employees with love, respect and humility. All his companies were developed to enhance the lives of his employees. He told the CVCC family that the best gift one can give to someone is love, and when we serve the needs of others, we make them have a need for us. His memoir “The Learning of Love: A Journey Toward Servant Leadership,” is a must read for every individual who finds himself/herself in a leadership position.
There are countless individuals all around the United States who have grown up hearing about the courageous acts of Martin Luther King Jr. and his fight for civil rights for the colored. It took one determined man to gain followers and help achieve his goal that changed America for the better. King took a stand and used a non violent and peaceful manner to ensure peace in our country. This valiant man impacted our nation by allowing everyone to have a clear view to welcome everyone into society. In other words, King has taught many of us that accepting everyone into society regardless of race, religion or ethnicity is what one should do to show empathy and kindness.
Martin Luther King Jr. left a legacy that was beyond him, and that continues to inspire and encourage millions of people. He was a vessel for freedom, justice, and democracy that emboldened people to stand for their beliefs in a non-violent manner, seeking to honor both God and man. His most renowned speech is “I Have a Dream”, which he delivered to millions of people on August 28, 1963. King describes a vision that he has for America. A vision in which people will not be judged and discriminated based upon the color of their skin, where negroes and whites live in harmony and brotherhood, and negroes are freed of the oppression that has held them captive for so long.