was born January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. His father was a pastor at a local church, while his mother took care of his two siblings, Willie and Alfred. As King began to get older, he “attended Booker T. Washington High School” (www.biography.com). Martin Luther King Jr. was exceptional throughout his studies and even “skipped ninth and eleventh grade...attending college when he was only fifteen years old” (www.biography.com). After completing his master's degree, King “began his doctorate at Boston College, where he met Coretta Scott” (www.biography.com).
was a very active member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored people (NAACP). While with the NAACP, he was part of an exclusive group called the “executive committee”. This is where he was asked to lead the famous Montgomery Bus Boycott. The Boycott began in the winter of 1955 and lasted 382 days. This was to protest the segregated bus system that Montgomery, Alabama had in place.
King was born on 15th January 1929. He attended segregated public schools and graduated at the age of fifteen from high school in Georgia. He received the B.A degree in 1948 from Morehouse College and studied theological for three at Crozer Theological Seminary. He went to Boston University for graduate studying and completed his residence for doctored and received his degree in 1955. Martin Luther King married Coretta Scott
took many actions to achieve civil rights. One of the most famous protests was the Montgomery Bus Boycott which started because Rosa Parks got on a bus in Montgomery and she was asked to give up her seat for a white person and when she refused, she got arrested. (www.biography.com). After she was arrested, the head of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) met with Martin Luther King Jr. to talk about the bus boycott. The NAACP decided that Martin Luther King Jr. should be the leader of the civil rights movement because he was young, well-trained, and he had few enemies because he was new to the civil rights movement.
This serious action led to the start of the Montgomery Bus Boycott which lasted more than a year. A few years later Martin Luther King Jr. stated his famous, “I had a Dream” speech. After those few years in 1957 the movement led to the establishment of the SCLC with Martin Luther as the leader of the organization (“Civil Rights Movement”). Even John F. Kennedy was being pushed for a new civil rights law.
Martin Luther King Jr and Frederick Douglass are strong spokesmen that pointed out the differences between the blacks and whites. This paper will over their history’s, the video of Martin Luther King Jr's speech, similarities of the speeches and the differences In the speech, how they relate to logos, ethos, and pathos. History Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass was born into slavery on 1818 in Talbot County, Maryland and choose to celebrate his birthday on February 14.
Two years after the boycotting of the Montgomery busses, Martin Luther King Jr. began to surface in the public 's eye. Within another seven years after the boycott, Malcolm X appeared as well. The two Civil Rights activists were famous for many of their public appearances and
King’s speeches and nonviolent movement opened the eyes to millions of Americans and forced them to question humanity. One of King’s early accomplishments was his organization of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Many of King’s campaigns were initiated through the conference and its members. One of his greatest successes was his famous Letter from Birmingham City Jail which stemmed from King’s arrest in Birmingham, Alabama during a nonviolent protest of black Americans (Jenkins). The American people watched in shock as police beat and arrested many of the protestors.
Little did I know at 14 years old that this experience would have such a profound effect on my life and guide me to the career path that I am pursuing today. Through out my time working there I began to learn more about Bernie’s life. After graduating high school Bernie went onto college at Liberty University and graduated with a master’s degree in psychology and counseling. He went on to get married and had two sons. This is an individual that the doctors said would not live past the age of 5.
While in Detroit, he worked at an automobile factory, but soon quit to go to Chicago to study under Elijah Muhammad. Malcolm and Elijah became very close while he studied under him and became the head minister at a Harlem temple. While serving his congregation, he met his a woman who later became his wife. Together they had four daughters. The Nation of Islam is then thrown in the spotlight after a member gets assaulted.
He attended the University of Chicago for three years, and graduated with a political science degree. During his time in college, Sanders was an active member of the Congress of Racial Equality as well as being involved in the historic March on Washington in 1963. He told the Burlington Free Press, “That was clearly a major American injustice and something that had to be dealt with” (5 Things You Should Know About Bernie Sanders). Even then, as a twenty-two year old college student, Sanders was already finding ways to make equality happen. After graduating, Sanders told Guardian newspaper, “I saw unfairness.
I decided to do my writing on James Earl Chaney. James Earl Chaney was born in Meridian, Mississippi in 1943. He also went to a catholic school for his first nine grades. He wore NAACP badges to school to mark support of the civil rights movement and was suspended by the principal that feared what an all-white school board would think about it. He joined the fight for freedom as a teenager by participating in bus protests in 1962.