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Violent Or Non-Violence: Martin Luther King Jr.

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The definition of non-violence is to not be harmful or attack someone or something. Martin Luther King Jr. comes to mind when I think of non-violence, his methods of protest were peaceful and powerful. He was involved in the march to Selma and gave his “I Have A Dream” Speech at the Abraham Lincoln Memorial. Martin Luther King Jr. fought with words and not actions unlike another Equality activist named Malcolm X. Malcolm X’s methods of protest were violent and cruel but they worked as well. Non-violence was a better alternative to violent and harsh ways of getting points across. Martin Luther King Jr. did succeed in his effort for equality without using violence and this success would shape and change America forever. He successfully changed
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