Martin also help organize and lead many other organization in order to end inequality. Both of these men demanded respect and acquired it. Malcolm and Martin both wanted right but Martin wanted equal rights but Malcolm wanted only rights to be for the blacks. As popular Martin Luther King is around the world, i can't say the same for Malcolm X. Three of the men arrested were later identified as members of the Nation of Islam.
Events that took place in the 1950s and 1960s, such as the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the March on Washington, sit-ins, speeches and numerous protests define this momentous time in United States history. The differences in their early life experiences and family years are largely to blame for their very dissimilar reactions to the racism in the United States. Historical Background Civil rights activist Malcolm X was born Malcolm Little, but Malcolm changed his name because he felt that his last name had been imposed on his family by a slave holder. Let you dying be reciprocal. Reprinted by arrangement with The Heirs to the Estate of Martin Luther King Jr. He helped earn blacks' rights to vote and be able to go to school and be able to be treated equally as the whites.
And this exists because he has never tried to stand on his own two feet and do something for himself. Civil rights come within the domestic affairs of this country. Malcolm X and Martin Luther King were able to use the media to allow their voices to be heard. The students will compare and contrast the speeches that they have analyzed and choose the leader whose methods and message they found to be the most convincing. However, both men differed immensely in their tactics and strategies. X displayed haughtiness and rage. When we peer into the differentiation between the two icons.
Both of them fought for equality and justice for African Americans. We are able to see how M. But in April 1964 he left the Nation of Islam and made a trip to mecca. King felt that all people were affected by the existing injustices that the few were suffering. Martin's father was a prominent preacher for the Ebenezer Baptist Church. As popular Martin Luther King is around the world, I can't say the same for Malcolm X.
Were their thoughts about each other and the struggle for African American liberation changing in the years leading up to their assassinations? As his nonviolent protests, such as the March on Washington, were iconic, and showed that African-Americans were civil and deserving of the same rights and privileges as their Caucasian counterparts. Malcolm X may be well known for his involvement in the Nation of Islam and later traditional Islam but his father, Earl Little, was a Baptist minister. He had a hard life when he was growing up. Overall in my opinion it think martin Luther king was better as he affected so many people with his I had a dream speech and even has his own day. The way they were brought up is a good explanation for their differences; King was brought up in a wealthy family, while X was raised in the ghetto to a poor family. Avoid internal violence of the spirit as well as external physical violence. Through a step-by-step process, students will acquire the skills to analyze, assess, and develop knowledgeable and well-reasoned viewpoints on primary source materials.
He feels that their devotion to order rather than justice is the main cause of the social disorder. This example shows one of the many things blacks faced during sit ins. That speech has inspired million African American and white people, and confirm that Martin Luther King Jr is the greatest civil right leader of the 1960s. The main primary difference focused on their willingness to employ violence to achieve their end goals. In short, Malcolm x has endured every possible hardship that the average African American faced in his everyday life, therefore he understands and relates better than most civil rights leaders and certainly more than King to the underprivileged black masses and his life and past experiences practically represents the lives of most of his race. However, they differed greatly in their strategy and tactics. Although we are still witnesses of discrimination, the use of violence as a political maneuver during that time period would have been detrimental to the aspirations of the civil rights movement.
Nevertheless, he was not the only one in the fight for equality. Their approaches to discrimination were grounded on their childhood which results in the great differences between them. He was the grandson of the Rev. King was able to expose racial injustices and appeal to the human conscience and national opinion so that those who had the power to initiate change would support him and those who were fighting to overcome oppression. The need for societal change was exhorted by both Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. Malcolm X's strategy of selective nonviolence shows the passions that he felt to bring about an answer to the racism blacks were facing.
He was apart of the Peaceful Protest movement during the Civil Rights Movement. Overall in my opinion it think martin Luther king was better as he affected so many people with his I had a dream speech and even has his own day. Both had been deeply influenced by their fathers, especially by their religion and attitude towards whites. As he spoke, people around the country began supporting the cause and followed him. He openly blames the authority for letting the black community deteriorate, left in a constant state of dependence. However, not everybody was happy with Luther movement. .