Martin vs malcolm Essay

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martin vs malcolm

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a very important figure of the modern era. His lectures
and dialogues moved the concern and sparked the sense of right and wrong of a generation.
The movements and marches he led brought important changes in the foundation of American
life through his courage and selfless dedication. This dedication gave direction to
thirteen years of civil rights activities. His charming leadership inspired men and women,
young and old, in this nation and around the world. His philosophy of nonviolent direct
action, and his strategies for rational and non-destructive social change, stimulated the
conscience of this nation and reordered its priorities. His wisdom, his words, his
actions, his commitment, and his dream for a new way of life are tied with the American
experience. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. Martin
Luther King, Jr. was the first son and second child born to the Reverend Martin Luther
King, Sr. and Alberta Williams King. He married Coretta Scott, the younger daughter of
Obadiah and Bernice McMurry Scott of Marion, Alabama, on June 18, 1953. At the age of
five, Martin Luther King, Jr. began school, before reaching the legal age of six, at the
Yonge Street Elementary School in Atlanta. When his age was discovered, he was not
permitted to continue in school and did not resume his education until he was six.
Following Yonge School, he was enrolled in David T. Howard Elementary School. He also
attended the Atlanta University Laboratory School and Booker T. Washington High School.
Because of his high scores on the college entrance examinations in his junior year of high
school, he advanced to Morehouse College without formal graduation from Booker T.
Washington. Having skipped both the ninth and twelfth grades, Dr. King entered Morehouse
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