Betty shabazz (wife of of malcolm x) coretta scott king (wife of martin luther king, jr), and myrlie evers-williams (wife of medgar evers) find this pin and more on they inspire me by bella gerri. As a result, the civil rights movement was born john will talk about the early careers of martin luther king, thurgood marshall, rosa parks, and even earl warren. - comparing martin luther king and malcolm x martin luther king and malcolm x are to diverse individuals with two opposite personalities but both successfully succeeded in achieving freedom and bringing equality to black americans discriminated against for many years even after the abolishment of slavery. Martin luther king jr (january 15, 1929 - april 4, 1968) was an american baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968.
Martin luther king, jr and malcolm x are just two of the prominent leaders during the civil rights movement martin luther king jr believed in nonviolent protesting, where malcolm x believed in doing whatever it takes to accomplish a goal. Photo of: rosa parks, martin luther king, jr, malcolm x, president barack obama not sagging, not stealing, not killing someone and not been disrespectful to law enforcement don't let the media fool you. Quotes by 'm' authors most popular 'm' authors marcus aurelius maria montessori marilyn monroe mark twain martin luther martin luther king, jr matt damon. Invite your class to investigate racism and civil rights by analyzing the great dr martin luther king's speech your learners will read the words from the i have a dream speech and analyze the political and racial overtones.
Bayard rustin, a gay civil rights leader, was kept in the shadows by the civil rights movement establishment, but organized the march on washington a henry louis gate, jr blog post. In the 1950s, malcolm x and martin luther king also used the language of human rights to internationalize the issue of racial inequality in the united states during his travels abroad, malcolm x enlisted the assistance of heads of states in africa and the middle east to condemn the united states for their treatment of black americans. Martin luther king jr born to a prominent southern minister in atlanta, georgia, on january 15, 1929, martin luther king jr led many of the most significant civil rights protests of the fifties and sixties until his death on april 3, 1968. (malcolm x) while martin luther king promoted non-violence, civil rights, and the end to racial segregation, a man of the name of malcolm x dreamed of a separate nation martin luther king, jr was the conscience of his generation.
This lesson introduces students to martin luther king, jr's philosophy of nonviolence and the teachings of mohandas k gandhi that influenced king's views after considering the political impact of this philosophy, students explore its relevance to personal life this 1957 article, based on king's. Review and discuss, as needed, the information in the historical background sections for dr martin luther king and malcolm x the students should have the two completed assignments from lessons 1 and 2 as well as copies of the excerpts from both speeches. Contrast known as martin luther king, jr and malcolm xthey were both greatly influential leaders of the african-american civil right movement, who strove for the same ultimate goal however, they significantly differed in their social backgrounds, religious beliefs and ideologies. Dr martin luther king, jr led the civil rights movement, striving to end racism in america see how his vision, his dream, arose from deep convictions found in scripture, which pointed to the unequivocal need for love and racial equality.
On the un's international day for the elimination of racial discrimination, ibtimesuk has compiled a list of some of the best inspirational quotes by people who have stood up against racism and. Two days later, americans will stop and remember the 50th anniversary of the 1963 march on washington for jobs and freedom, where dr martin luther king jr gave his stirring i have a dream. One interesting parallel can be easily drawn to martin luther king, jr, leader of the american civil rights movement, advocate for desegregation, baptist preacher, and a concurrent with mandela until king was assassinated.
Biographies of martin luther king and malcolm x, fighters for racial equality a comparison of the backgrounds of martin luther king and malcolm x, the two. Martin luther king, jr, was born on january 15, 1929, in atlanta, georgia to the reverend martin luther king, sr and alberta williams king king's father, born michael and martin luther king , jr, were both initially named michael king , jr, until martin sr changed both of their names to martin to. Martin luther king, jr, was arrested and jailed during these protests, writing his famous letter from birmingham city jail, which advocates civil disobedience against unjust laws dozens of additional demonstrations took place across the country, from california to new york, culminating in the march on washington.
The civil rights movement produced many leaders, two of whom are martin luther king jr and malcolm x (el-hajj malik el-shabazz) king's call for little black children to play with little white children, his admonishment of a black revolution due to the detrimental effects it would have on black and white relations, and his support of white. The party was formed in the wake of the assassination of black leader malcolm x, the massive black, urban uprising in watts, california and at the height of the civil rights movement led by dr martin luther king, jr. Malcolm had argued that the nonviolent tactics of dr martin luther king jr (1929 - 1968) were not a viable option for black people malcolm viewed integration as a surrender to white supremacy, for its aims of total assimilation into white society implied that african americans had little that was worth preserving.
For martin luther king jr, malcolm x and other leading activists and groups during the movement, these opposing viewpoints acted as an obstacle against their ideas these different views made such leaders' work much harder to accomplish, but they were nonetheless important in the overall scope of the movement. (1964) malcolm x, the ballot or the bullet (1964) malcolm x's speech at the founding rally of the organization of afro-american unity (1964), dr martin luther king, receiving the nobel peace prize.