13 June 2014
A Dream that change History
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
Do you think if this speech had not taken place, that black's would have all the opportunities in the twentieth century? This speech opened up the eyes of all American. Dr King was born in 1929 in Atlanta Georgia in the era of segregation. King was a Baptist minister and President of Southern Christians Leadership Conference (SCLC). Dr. King was excited when asked to speak at the March on Washington, he stated that this speech would go down in history as being one of the largest protest in American history. King was fighting for equal civil rights movements, giving African American's hope for the future, and segregation among all American. King use many rhetorical analysis in his speech simply because he was a unique speaking and he knew how to play on people emotion in order to get his point across.
King's speech focuses on civil equal rights and stem from Rosa Park getting arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a white man. The blacks boycotted the buses for 382 days. They would walk or carpool with each other to keep from riding public transportation. King also protested for voting rights, demanding that African American's should have the same equal civil rights as Caucasian. King was going to protest equal rights for sanitation workers, who was assassinated before the bill was passed. The March on Washington was for African American freedom and jobs. King had a dream that one day this nation would treat all Americans equal. King had a passion for equal rights for African Americans because he was tired of the way that were being treated. King's nonviolence protest made the government upset. "And we walk, we must make the pledge that we shall always march ahead, we cannot turn back. There are those who are asking the devotees of civil rights, " When will you be satisfied? "(284). Keep looking forward, regardless of what it may look like...