Although it was not easy to lift people's hopes, Gospel music came at the perfect time to reach people when nothing else worked (Heilbut). The great giants of gospel music such as Thomas Dorsey, Mahalia Jackson, Bessie Smith and Sam Cooke were all huge contributors to the evolution and expansion of gospel music. For many of the people inspired by these great artist, their music was an escape from the sad world
They wanted the oppression of African-Americans to stop. They wanted freedom for their people. Though they had differences, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. understood each other. They understood that each person is entitled to their own opinions and philosophies. Both men were majorly influential during the Civil Rights era and overcame their differences because they had a common goal.
He rapping about heart break. Lupe is a real rapper. When I say real rapper I mean that he has that lyrical flow and originality. . People can relate to his music in all kinds of ways because his music is an image of others struggles .A lot of artist lack that but Fiasco does not.
This resulted in the sharing of general views between the North, and South thus allowing faith to be preached across races. This belief led to emergencies of evangelism leading to preachings that condemned slavery terming it as a sin. Moreover, in the first general meeting of Methodism, it was declared that being in possession of a slave would result in instant dismissal (Edwards, et. All, 2013) The movement, however, satisfied many individuals need for reassurance, direction, and religious purpose, that was otherwise missing. The Great Awakening was most successful in uniting the colonial America people in the understanding of the Christian faith and life.
In addition to those thoughts, the letter tried to let the blacks know that they will only get satisfied when they will get their freedom and so it helped in spreading their spirits to their struggle and through the faith of the King. It came to pass as the blacks attained their freedom and this has helped the American society and the blacks at large as people can visit any place of their choice without any restrictions (Regan, 237-238).While in jail, King coordinated his nonviolent and freedom faith and his thoughts and came up with strategies on how to push for the freedom of the blacks, which made him to come up with ideas, freedom songs as well as acts so as to push for the liberation struggle. After that, he came out of the jail and he planned for the peaceful demonstration that helped in airing the grievances of the blacks. Moreover, across the world, there is a lot of freedom as a result of King 's faith of the free society. Martin Luther King had a faith of leading the black people in the American nation to a promised land where they will be free from oppression, racial segregation and right to access any place regardless of their origin.
However, the Black community was awaiting their Passover, in order to be liberated from their enslavement, in order to celebrate as well the nation’s independence day, as well as celebrating that they are free from any form of enslavement. Both Frederick Douglass and Sojourner Truth, both have addressed their communities with their ideology of enslavement and comparing the white and black. However, they have similarities within their speeches by describing and proving no matter the skin color, they are still human and have the same privileges as the white community in order to be free and be treated with the same respect. These were key influencers in order to change the way of life and liberate the black community from enslavement which their listeners were both the white and black
These men have indirectly instilled a cultural pride, confidence to African Americans globally. Their actions inspired a revolution to make changes towards how people of various walks of life view each other. Martin Luther King, Jr. did numerous things to bring greater equality to America and to ensure civil rights for all people regardless of ethnicity . The major contributions that Martin Luther King did were to bring publicity to major civil rights activities and efforts. He both stressed and demonstrated the importance of non-violent protest and resistance.
The Autobiography of Malcolm X: Society and Self-Identity The Autobiography of Malcolm X, written by Alex Haley, tells the story of Malcolm Little and his growth and change through life. Although the main purpose of autobiographies is to tell the story of one’s life through the individual’s own perspective, this story seems to have a greater purpose: to express the theme of the transformation and discovery of self-identity through the journey of Malcolm X’s life, as well as the influence and power of society on one’s self-identity. His character is molded and created over again by the changing influences throughout his life, often swayed by the oppression surrounding him. He learns to view the oppression and racism in his world from a different perspective as he matures in the autobiography. The story introduces the reader to Malcolm’s world before we meet Malcolm himself.
Andrew Young Jr.: One of the Many Spiritual Leaders of The Civil Rights Movement When I think about the civil rights movement a few prominent names come to mind, Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and Malcom X. These highly influential people and many like them have served as the faces of the movement, but it is important to understand that the movement was a culmination of the works of many. Rooted in the spirituality of African-Americans, the civil rights movement called upon the entire community to work together and effect change in the world around them. Apart from Martin Luther King, Andrew Young Jr. was one of the many spiritual leaders who took on a prominent role in guiding African-Americans in the fight for equality. He was Martin
I have a quote from Bob Marley who says that, “one good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain”. Therefore, I am standing here to hopefully persuade all of you regarding the benefits of music that you could experience in your life. Basically, there are many benefits of listening to music but today, I am going to focus only three significant reasons of how music can be a healer in our life. First and foremost, it may seem typical but music really can make you happy. Besides, music also can enhance your performance during a workout.