Fighting for what you believe in doesn’t necessarily mean violence. It's possible to resolve conflict without the use of savagery, because it has been proven by many leaders fighting for their cause. Mohandas Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., and Nelson Mandela are the epitome of civil rights leaders who achieved rights without violence and have left a tremendous legacy behind for the modern era. Mohandas Gandhi is known for leading India’s Independence movement against British rule. The most significant part
Gandhi faced a lot of struggles during his journey of justice and freedom.Gandhi was born in the town of Porbander on October 2, 1869. His father was Karamchand Gandhi who served as a chief master in Porbander; his mother putlibai was Karamchand’s 4th wife. Mahatma has two brothers and a sister. He went to school in Rajkot, and recorded the early years of his life in his biography “The Story of My Experiment With Truth”. At the age of 13 Gandhi was married to 14-year-old Kasturbai Makhanji.
King’s perspective on segregation was that he was against it because he lived through it and he saw what it did to people and. He was a strong believer in non-violent protests. Boycotts, protests and marches were eventually effective, and much legislation was passed against racial discrimination. This letter has impacted people all around the world years later. It has encouraged people in different countries to follow the non-violent path like Dr. King.
In 1819, he was born in a country, West Hills, Town of Huntington, Long Island. He was the second boy of a family interested in Quaker. And his father, Walter Whitman, named his sons after American leaders like Andrew Jackson, George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson. It shows that Walt grew up in a kind of patriotic atmosphere. He started to go to school when he was 6, but 5 years later he had to stop studying at school because his family’s poverty.
Thoreau, Gandhi, and Mandela influenced equality in culture, social, and political. They wanted to be respected, fight oppression with passive resistance, and free their country from that oppression. Henry David Thoreau, introduced an idea of man as an individual, rather than a subject. Thoreau was a person that believed in civil disobedience and in justice. According to some investigation I made it indicated that Thoreau-inspired leaders for generations.
Martin Luther King Junior's famous "I Have a Dream" speech brings forth a powerful message to the general public. His speeches are inspiring and command attention. Many people listen to him and use him as a source of hope to fight against racial issues. He is a symbol to African Americans as Wapshott stated, "Africans found a particularly poignant message in King’s plea for racial tolerance and his declaration that “the life of the Negro is still sadly crippled by the manacles of segregation and the chains of discrimination.”" His speech put forth the harsh realities African Americans face and wants to fight against them. King realizes that his people are wrongly treated and that they should not be put into separate schools and bathrooms just because of the color of one's skin.
While it sounds like a simple goal, many people fail to make themselves happy. My definition of happiness is fairly simple, I want to contribute to something I am passionate about and have a family I love. I want to have the same passion for my career that Mandela had “to replace Apartheid with…non-racial democracy” which was so great that he dedicated his entire life to (Carlin 15). Mandela was so passionate that he endured “the solitude and toughness and quiet routine of prison; [and] the grinding exercise regimen to which he submitted himself behind bars” all “to kill apartheid” (Carlin 17). It is Mandela’s persistence and willingness to suffer because of his passion that I truly admire.
He was the second of three children born to a Baptist preacher. He attended a segregated school where he did so well that he was able to skip two grades and graduated at the age of 15. Shortly after graduating high school he went to Morehouse College, and he graduated with a degree in sociology in 1948. He had decided to become a minister, like his father, and so he enrolled in a Seminary to study religion. In December of 1955, when Rosa Parks refused to give her seat on a bus to a white man, for which she was arrested and spent the night in Jail.
Early Life and Education Pablo Escobar was born as Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria on December 1, 1949, in Rionegro in Antioquia, Colombia. He was the third son of Abel de Jesus Escobar, a farmer, and Hemilda Gaviria, an elementary school teacher. He was raised in a poor family with his six siblings and lived in an adobe hut. He joined the local university and studied political science but due to the financial crisis, he had to stop his education. Later he joined the University of Antioquia for a short period.
While he was in Maine he spent his summers with his adoptive grandmother, one of his closest relatives, as well as one of his biggest influences. As he was still a teen his dad took him to Fort Wayne, Indiana, where he worked as a paperboy, golf caddy, and soda fountain counter in a drugstore. Once his dad told them that they were moving, he refused to move. He decided he would dropped out high school, and
12 Conger right beside brother David 's and for a while Sandy 's. Andrew finally got married on January 21, 1909 to Kate Simms who had recently arrived from England in 1907 and together had at least 5 children: Maggie, Herbert, Celia, Perry and Mary. Three children of Andrew and Kate achieved being listed on the Honour Roll of the Central School for 1928, quite a rare honour for parents. Andrew had some litigation with the prominent Parry Sound Dr. Stone in the Division Court in June 1920 with an unknown resolution or complaint. Andrew died from heart failure and dropsy (or water retention).
After his time at Morehouse College, Martin earned a degree in sociology and moved to the Crozer Theological Seminary in Chester, Pennsylvania in 1948. During his time there, Martin was a valedictorian of his entire class and was elected student body president. Martin Luther King later left Crozer and attended Boston University where he received a doctorate in systematic theology and met a singer named Coretta Scott. They were married in 1953 and had four kids. When they were living in Montgomery, Alabama, African Americans struggled with having civil rights.
Unfortunately, their baby girl only experienced two days. Mary would later give birth to another child of She-nin-jee. This child she had during her fourth winter in captivity. She gave birth to a baby boy whom she named Thomas after her late father. Also in her fourth year of captivity, Mary, She-nin-jee, Thomas, and three of Mary’s indian brothers left Wiishto for a town called Gen-ish-au where Mary had some relatives.
During my paper you should maybe get a feel of what it was like from Jacksons point of view. Jackson was born on January, 24, 1824 in Clarksburg, Virginia (now West Virginia). When he was three years old his dad and six year old sister Elizabeth died of typhoid fever. Because of that his mother re-married a man named Blake Woodson who actually had a record of not liking Step-children. For the marriage to work Julia had to send Thomas, and Laura were sent to Jacksons mill, and his uncle had to take care of him.