Compare And Contrast Malcolm X And Mlk

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Martin luther king and Malcolm X were two well known speakers. But there has always been the same question being asked around, whose philosophy is better? Mlk is a supporter of non violence. So is Malcolm X, but his beliefs are a little different than Martin Luther King 's. Malcolm x does not like violence but he does encourage it when the other party starts the disagreement. Mlks believes if the other party has started it you do not fight or hurt them. He will protest their companies or just run away. In Martin Luther King 's word it states “This is a non violence at its peak of power, when it cuts into the profit margin of a business in order to bring about a more just distribution of jobs and opportunities for negro wage earners and consumers. Mlk both served their time in prison,but for two totally different reasons. MLK went to jail because he was protesting,Malcolm X went to jail for breaking and entering and for larceny. I believe that martin luther king 's philosophy wa better…show more content…
He never saw a good outcome is violence,nothing good comes out of it. If you protest and don 't buy their goods or anything they will break eventually. In Martin Luther King 's own words he says “ IN the past six months simply by refusing to purchase products from companies which would not hire negroes in meaningful numbers and in all job categories, the Ministers of Chicago under SCLC’s Operation Breadbasket have increased the income of the Negro community by more than two million dollars annually”. This is a non violence at its peak of power,when it cuts into the profit margin of a business in order to bring about a more just distribution of jobs and opportunities for Negro wage earners. In these two sentences you can obviously see that by protesting and no violence Negro job distribution has gone up. Also it has increased about two million dollars. As you can see there is a completely different solution than
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