carson, the autobiography of martin luther king, jr, p 268  transcript of a press conference with martin luther king, jr, los angeles, california (february 24, 1965), pp 1-2 and 6  a telegram from martin luther king, jr to mrs malcolm x, faith temple church in harlem, new york city, new york (february 26, 1965. Martin luther king jr vs malcolm x martin luther king jr and malcolm x both fought for the same goal, but had different ways of achieving this goal they both fought against civil rights and were leaders in the civil rights movement. Martin luther king his principle of pacifism was the dominant feature of the movement for a long period but once youth entered the scene of battle, it was much harder for him to hold this line. Malcolm x's responses to an interview with kenneth b clark are recorded in the negro protest: james baldwin, malcolm x, martin luther king talk with kenneth b clark (1963) his own account of his life, written with the assistance of alex haley , is the autobiography of malcolm x (1965.
Martin luther king's ideology expose the racism, prejudice, discrimination and brutality that existed in the southern united states use non-violent means to highlight the violence, and ensure support. W hen malcolm x was assassinated in 1965 - 50 years ago on saturday - i was an activist in the civil rights movement of martin luther king, a man of peace who led the nonviolent protests that. He along with martin luther king spoke about the right of black people to reparations for the generations of racism and national oppression brought about by the legacy of slavery he created the immortal phrase by any means necessary in relation to the various tactics black people should use to win liberation.
Martin luther king made a huge contribution to society he was a big part of the african american civil rights movement he was an activist for non-violence and giving african americans equal rights. Nearly 50 years have passed since the day reverend dr martin luther king, jr was murderously assassinated in memphis, tennessee never mind the contributions of medgar evers, malcolm x. Following the landmark brown vs board of education decision in 1954, in which the naacp successfully fought against school segregation, leaders like martin luther king, jr encouraged peaceful, non-violent direct action in response to segregation and discrimination king helped form the southern christian leadership conference (sclc) to. The key players in succeeding with the civil rights movement were the soldiers returning from the war, martin luther king jr, malcolm x, the student nonviolent coordinating committee (sncc), and the anti-vietnam war activists. These two men, two great african-american heroes, were named martin luther king jr and malcolm x martin luther king jr, born on january 15, 1929 as michael king, was a pastor, activist, humanitarian and leader in the civil right movement.
The goal has always been the same, with the approaches to it as different as mine and dr martin luther king's non-violent marching, that dramatizes the brutality and the evil of the white man against defenseless blacks. This video is about malcolm x's civil rights impact. Talk time conversation plan martin luther king, jr and racism welcome to talk time how are you how was your winter break discuss the idiom of the week - look down on.
Rev dr martin luther king, jr (1929—1968) was an american baptist minister who was at the forefront of the civil rights movement in the 1950s and '60s his most famous moment was his i have a dream speech, given on the steps of the lincoln memorial in washington dc in 1963. Fifty years ago, dr martin luther king called for a revolution of values in america, inviting people who had been divided to stand together against the triplets of evil — militarism. Malcolm was the fourth of eight children born to louise, in fact, malcolm x had his first encounter with racism before he was even born malcolm x and martin luther king jr.
However, one could argue that malcolm x and his ilk were a necessary counterpoint to dr martin luther king, who simultaneously provided an outlet for the more angry sector of black american society while simultaneously making king and his movement appear much more reasonable and rational by comparison. On november 4, 2008—43 years after the assassination of malcolm x, 40 years after the assassination of dr martin luther king, 45 years after the assassination of medgar evers—the us. The killing of martin luther king jr was the ultimate result of the fusion of ugly white supremacist elites in the us government and citizenry and cowardly liberal careerists who feared king's radical moves against empire, capitalism and white supremacy.