Martin Luther King Manifesto Analysis

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We shall have to create leaders who embody virtues we can respect, who have morals and ethical principles we can applaud with an enthusiasm that enables us to rally support for them based on confidence and trust. We will have to demand high standards and give consistent, loyal support to those who merit it. We will have to be a reliable constituency for those who prove themselves to be committed...They will be treated in white political councils with the respect those who embody such power deserve. The manifesto that Dr. Martin Luther King embodied to contribute his leadership roles to his fellow ancestors and communities was one of his most powerful accomplishments. His manifesto demonstrated empowering the “secret” strength held within…show more content…
Most fell into internalized racism, influencing them believe in the stereotypes of their own race; increasing hatred for one another became the result due to the hindering factor of racism. Sadly, internalized racism has been used as a controlling factor to the African American race and has increased the failure of our population. This specific type of racism is demonstrated in our current generation of blacks; youth pridefully embody this type of racism. Blacks often feed into the sense of envious competition and greed, forcing them to go against each other, opposed to coming together as one. Christopher “The Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace and Tupac “2Pac” Shakur, were two idealized entertainers who acted in an influential role geared to internalized racism on our generation of youth. Youth visualize these two musical geniuses as leaders of the African American Hip-Hop era. Both entertainers represented themselves individually and behind their music crew. The Notorious B.I.G. was a dedicated member of The Bad Boy Entertainment, accompanied by Sean “P. Diddy” Combs and various artists, represented the East Coast of Hip-Hop. Tupac Shakur represented the West Coast Hip-Hop Group, The Outlawz. Both 2Pac and B.I.G. consistently fed the industry and their listeners with the rivalry and hatred for each other. With their demonizing character and lyrics, both presented themselves as prime examples of the internalized racism ate up by the present generation of African Americans. Though the West Coast entertainer did empower his race and community with encouraging words like Dr. King, his egotistical actions towards other Hip-Hop artists contradicted his hopes for black unity. 2Pac and B.I.G.’s rivalry continued through various songs, public recognition and performances, and finally resulted in action of
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