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The differences between
the two leaders is that: Martin Luther King was a stounged Christian who
preached integration and loving your oppressor. White leaders paid and
subsidized Martin Luther King to educate African Americans to be defenseless against
one of the cruelest groups of people the world has ever known. He was the
perfect "leader" for white people because he would not have fight
back against the white man’s violent, oppressive attacks on black people.
Malcolm X was a Muslim and did not preach a doctrine
of violence. He saw that black people (non-whites) had been the victims of
violence at the territory of white people for many years. He was taught by
Elijah Muhammad that just like all other groups of people, who have God given,
rights to always defend themselves, African American citizens had the right to
defend themselves too. He always did not advocate for violence, but informing
people to defend themselves against violent people. Malcolm X could not be
moved or bought for any amount of money. I believe that he did more to advance
black people and instill an idea of loving one another always.
Luther King was focused on equality and the goodness of man, as well as his
ability to do well in the name of goodness, Malcolm X’s focused on his own view
of the world which was pretty much tinted with anger and the desire to get back
at the world that treated him unfairly.
King, M. L. (1992). I Have a Dream-: Writings and
Speeches That Changed the World. Harper Collins.
Alridge, D. (2006). The limits of
master narratives in history textbooks: An analysis of representations of
Martin Luther King, Jr. The Teachers College Record, 108(4),
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Dec 20th, 2015
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