Martin Luther King Speech

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Civil Rights Activist, Nobel Peace Prize recipient, and pastor Dr. Martin Luther King is someone I commemorate. I consider him a leader I look up to. King taught us how to love each other despite our differences, to stand up against injustice, and most importantly to understand that whether yellow, black, or white we are all equal. King reminded us that no matter social status, social background, or race we are all one. King didn’t only represent African Americans but he stood up for all people. Blacks, Whites, Latinos, Asian. In Dr. Martin Luther King’s, I have a dream he states “This is our hope, and this is the faith that I go back to the South with. With this faith, we will be able to hew out of the mountain of despair a stone of hope.…show more content…
He was a man who inspired us to never give up in what we believe in. He represented bravery. He stood up for freedom, for nonviolence and most importantly justice for all. He reminded us of what a true leader looks like. He like many other well renown leaders have paved the way for some of the progression we have made today. That is why on this day and not only on the third Monday of January I would like to thank Martin Luther King for being the leader he was. He lived his life-giving back to the community and serving others. In his speech he sated 1963 is not the end but the beginning.” His dream represented the heart of the American Dream. Stating…” This note was a promise that all men, yes, black men as well as white men, would be guaranteed the "unalienable Rights" of "Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness." It is obvious today that America has defaulted on this promissory note. (http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/mlkihaveadream.htm) On Jan 15,1963 Martin Luther king was assassinated at the age of 39. Much of Kings work was done at a young age. So, despite your race, gender, or age remember you still have a voice. That is why I will always appreciate Kings legacy and what he
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