Racism Conflicts In Martin Luther King's Life

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As a little girl growing up in Chicago I remember the intensity of the racism conflicts that were ongoing at the time. There were people who seriously thought it was a life or death situation, and sadly I was taught to fear people of color. Martin Luther King was a Baptist minister who thought we should find a way to live together with a mutual respect for each other as God’s children. I have grown to respect his strength and courage to stand up in such times and speak his mind in such opposition to current events. When I was seven he paid for his beliefs with his life, and at that time I did not clearly understand what that meant. He grew up in Georgia, and I have always respected his strength and integrity in obtaining advanced degrees

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