Martin Luther King Jr Reflection

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Martin Luther King Jr’s dream, that he spoke of long ago, is still far from being reached. When he was alive, the dream seemed to have had a chance. But now, that possibility is not likely to happen. There is more hatred in this modern day than there was when Martin Luther King Jr was alive. People are segregated by not only their race but there religion, culture and gender. Martin Luther King Junior, continuously reached for his goal. He pressed the limits further and further. He wanted equality, because he knew that all men were created equal. Our country has the highest rate of discrimination in the world. A study taken at the Northwestern University, Harvard, showed that anti-black racism hiring is unchanged since 1989, and anti-Latino…show more content…
I may not be African American, but I think that this word is discourteous. When I first learned about Martin Luther King Junior’s “I Have a Dream” speech, I was immediately interested. From a young age, I wanted to make a difference in this world. I have taken time to learn about equality between races, genders, culture and religions. I have learned about Nobel Peace Prize winners such as Martin Luther King Jr, Malala Yousafzai, Barack Obama, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Wangari Maathai, and Mother Teresa. But Martin Luther King Junior was the one out of the six that I wanted to learn even more about. Martin Luther King Jr, asked himself all the time, “What am I doing for others?” Not all people think about others. To most people, this world is all about them, they are ignorant. Martin Luther King Junior was the opposite of these people. He idolized his idea of an equal world, he did anything, and everything possible to achieve his dream. Martin Luther King Jr, was truly one in a million. Not many people have the courage, or the bravery to do what he did. Martin Luther King Junior’s premature death was a tragedy. Before his unexpected death, equality seemed to have a much larger chance, but that chance was ruined by his premature death. I conjecture that soon, within the next decade, that a new Civil Rights leader will emerge and help our country and world. And maybe they will be just like Martin Luther King Junior. They will be…show more content…
My children won’t be able to control what religion they are apart of, what culture they originated from, what gender they are, or what race they are. All of those things, are out of our control. God made us who we are for a reason. God loves and wants us to love each other. Mark 12.31 says, “The second is this: Love your neighbor as yourself. There is no commandment greater than these.” God says that we should love one another, what God says, we should do. My generation will not be known for this, unless we make a difference in our world. I want to make a difference because I know I can help. I know that I can be the next Martin Luther King Junior. All I have to do is want it. I need to want equality as much as he did. I want to make a gulf in this world. Martin Luther King Junior is one of the best role models for me. He fought with words, not violence. He made a distinction in this world for the better. I want to do the same. I want my words and actions to help our worlds equality levels to
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