Martin Luther King Jr. was a civil rights leader bornin Atlanta Georgia on January 15, 1929. He committed his life to achievingequality and justice for all colored Americans. MLK lead nonviolent protest inBirmingham, Alabama. Birmingham police and citizen who didn’t support broughtviolence. He would also have meetings and urge boycotts for business. MLK wasimportant to society because he changed the way we treat each other and haveequal opportunities for all.
Martin Luther King Jr. changed the way we coexist todayby creating equal opportunity for everyone. MLK was a civil rights leader born in Atlanta Georgiain 1929. He did not stand with racism. Civil Rights Movement would havenonviolent protest. However,citizens and police officers would turn it violent. They have meetings andurged boycotts of businesses who supported racial segregation.
On paragraph 7,it states, “The civil Rights Act of 1964 outlawed racial discrimination in jobpractices and public places”. This explains that MLK and the Civil Rights Movementaccomplished ending racial discrimination and now people today can worktogether black or any race and won’t get judge and in public places they won’tbe looked at differently. Another way, Martin Luther King Jr.change the way we coexist is by, is byhelping the way people America votes today. Voting rights forAfrican Americans was another issue Civil Rights had. Minorities werenot able to vote.
Only 3% of African Americans can vote. Peaceful protestersin Alabama cities in Selma and Mairon where attacked by peace and demonstrating.On paragraph6, it states, “Congress was able to pass the voting right act in August 1965 thisoutlawed the refusal of voting rights based on race.” This shows that since this voting right passed any racecan vote now people of any race today can vote without getting judged. Martin Luther King Jr.changed the way we coexist today by any race of any kind won’t get judged fortheir race but for their accomplishments. As a result, now people of any race and vote withoutbeing looked at. Also,he gave everyone the ability to have equal opportunity.