Martin Luther King: I Have A Dream

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Martin Luther King “I have a dream, that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal…” this wonderful speech about equality was said by Martin Luther King. To this day, because of him, all men are created equal, Negro or white. He is an inspiration to me and hopefully more people, he also helped others come together to work for peace, and I will try to live out the role that he played for our country. Martin Luther King Jr. was a very inspiring and helpful man. He had a brother (Alfred Daniel Williams King), sister ( Christine King Ferris), mother ( Alberta Williams King), and father ( Martin Luther King Sr.). His father, Mr. Luther…show more content…
His role in life was to make everyone believe that anyone, negro or white, should have the same rights, and I agree. Martin Luther King made up many inspirational quotes, but some of my favorites are “If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.” This is saying that we don’t have to do great big things like writing speeches and sharing with the world your side of things, if you just do what is necessary as best as you can, then that is absolutely perfect. (brightdrops.com), I also like the quote “ Only in the darkness can you see the stars.” This quote is saying that if all seems lost, and things aren’t going your way, there is always a little spark of hope shining bright, that it can steer you back on course. Each of us think of those stars of faith differently, just look at that other person’s point of view about it. (brightdrops.com) The final quote that I have for you is “ Faith is taking the first step, even if you don’t see the whole staircase.” Somebody once described this quote, saying “It can be so hard to take that first step when the rest of the journey is unclear, or even totally unknown. But that is what life is like, each step we take is really a step of faith because we never know what’s ahead, we just have to carry on and deal with what happens next to the best of our abilities. Here Dr. King reminds us that we’ll never be able to see the whole…show more content…
The Montgomery bus boycott was a huge rejection to ride all of the buses because they were treated differently, they pushed them to the back of the bus where there was no air conditioning, and was very muggy. If a Negro sat in the front of the bus, and a white came and asked them to leave, and they didn’t, the bus driver would have to come up and ask them to leave. If a Negro refused, to listen to a white, most likely, they would be sent to jail, some people even got killed. So this boycott was very important in American history. The bus boycott then lasted 382 days. Some people who had cars, drove the negro’s around so that their feet won’t be so weak. I love how generous those people were so generous doing that for somebody they probably didn’t even know. It was crazy how topsy-turvy this all was. Finally, in the month of November 1956, they allowed the negro’s to ride in the front of the bus. Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks brought everyone together to work for peace. On August 28, 1963, he leads a march to the Washington steps! He leads the march with a quarter million people at his side to declare of their want of jobs and freedom. After that, in June 1963, the Civil Rights act was created, then in 1964, it was passed. Another amazing deed that he did for his country, was when he went to the Birmingham jail, there he wrote letters. Then on April 4,
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