Martin Luther King Pros And Cons

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“Free at last! Free at last! Thank God Almighty, we are free at last!” Martin Luther King Jr. was an extremely inspirational and empowering figure of America’s past, as he supported several colored rights and the equality of all people alike, despite their race. Mr. King cleared a path for several other motivationalists to come in and continue persevering colored rights; however, it is possible that his efforts have become at times somewhat transparent during situations recently past or in current times. All information has been presented by the following articles by Newsela, entitled, “Why Stereotypes should Be Avoided”, “Famous Speeches: Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream””, and "Worsening, Unchecked segregation in K-12 Public Schools”. There is still a bit of racism left in current society as of today, despite Mr. King’s past efforts to purge the country of segregation. With Mr. King alive in today’s time and world, racism would definitely be miles closer to disappearing. Other problems in current society, for example, ridiculous gender roles and terrorism happening in modern day could be impacted beneficially for the…show more content…
Problems like stereotypes, have brought forward more cons than pros to the general society. According to the article by Newsela, entitled, “Why Stereotypes Should Be Avoided”, stereotypes are, “Simply put, stereotypes are characteristics imposed upon groups of people because of their race, nationality and sexual orientation, among others.” When stereotypes are forced onto people, confining them to a certain group, and not allowing all humans to be appreciated as individuals, stereotypes are being less helpful, rather harmful to the general society, as characterizing people can lead to severe consequences. If Martin Luther King Jr. was alive today, he would have influenced these labels to disappear from present
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