Martin Luther King Jr.

" The time is always right to do what is right."

Martin. Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. inspired by the belief that love and peaceful protest could eliminate social injustice, Martin became one of the outstanding leaders in the Untied States. He was a very outstanding man. He was courageous in many ways. Martin also had leadership. He was also very passionate. Martin was determined to focus the nations attention on changing the world to a better place.

Martin was very courageous. In a moving appeal known as the "letter from Birmingham Jail" he replied to several white clergymen who felt that his efforts were ill timed. He aroused whites and blacks a like to protest racial discrimination, poverty, and war. King inspired blacks throughout the South to hold peaceful sit-ins and freedom rides to protest segragration.

Martin had leadership. He came to feel that this was the only morally and practically sound method open to oppressed people in their struggle for freedom. In 1977 King was posthumously awarded the presidential medal of freedom for his battle against prejudice. In December 1955 King was chosen to head the Montgomery Improvement Association, formed by the black community to lead a boycott of the segregated city busses.

Martin was very passionate. Martin became the youngest recipient of the Spingarn medal, an award presented annually to an outstanding black person by the national Association for the advancement of colored people. King combined his civil-rights campaigns with a strong stand against the Vietnam war. His energetic personality and persuasive amatory helped unite many blacks in a search for peaceful solutions to racial oppression.

As you can see, Martin was a very awesome man. He was very courageous, smart. He had leadership. Martin was also very passionate. King inspired many African Americans to be strong and to believe in their selfs. Don't give up on your dream. It will come true.

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