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  1. Gandhi and Martin Luther Kkng Jr.

    Gandhi/Martin Luther King Jr. Gandhi was born 2 October 1869 and died 30 January 1948 (age 78). His cause of death was assassination by shooting. Martin Luther king was also assassinated on April 4 1968, so about 20 years after Gandhi. King was 39 years old...

  2. Ahimsa

    violence be the only path way to world peace? Jainism, Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. would disagree that violence is the answer to world peace. The only way of hope at this crucial period of atomic nuclear extermination of humanity is Ahimsa (non-violence). Fortunately, the human society has...

  3. Heroism American and Indian

    suitable form of action until it is driven in a proper way to take power”. One of the great differences between Gandhi and other revolutionaries is that Gandhi believed in nonviolence, and followed a peace path to get India its independence from the British. Likewise Martin Luther King, Jr. fought for...

  4. Gandhi and King

    When you think of civil rights movements two powerful leaders often come to mind, Martin Luther King Jr. and Mohandas Gandhi. Although they lived in two different places and in two different times, they were similar in many ways. They were both educated, men of God, and believed that non-violence...

  5. Sacrifice for a Greater Cause

    Luther King Jr. This is another awesome quote by a great man. All three of these role models all used nonviolence tactics and really cared about peace and harmony not just for their country, but also for the whole world. The three main points of my paper are Gandhi, King, and Queen all were...

  6. Martin Luther King's Beliefs

    As Martin Luther King, Jr. came forth as a leader in the civil rights movement, his beliefs from his foundations were put into action. Based on Mahatma Gandhi, his beliefs of non-violent resistance were proven to be an effective method to combat racial segregation. Martin Luther King, Jr. captured...

  7. Leadership Styles

    , resulting in her House for the Dying which opened in 1952 . The mission’s order was best captured in Mother Teresa’s speech when she was awarded the 1979 Nobel Prize for Peace. What can be derived from an analysis of Mother Teresa as a leader? Along with Mahatma Gandhi; Martin Luther King, Jr...

  8. Howrad Thurman

    Tasharina McFalls September 4, 12 AFS 205-001 Howard Thurman Howard Thurman (1899-1981) was one of the greatest American preachers and spiritual leaders of the 20th century. As a author, inspired speaker, and spiritual advisor to Martin Luther King, Jr., Jesse Jackson, A. J. Muste, and...

  9. Civil Rights Leaders

    confronted by many barriers such as police, racist people, and laws. Even though, Martin Luther King was confronted with violent and repulsive attacks, he remained stable using nonviolent methods following the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi. In the Birmingham campaign which was conducted by the Alabama...

  10. Contrast

    ; however, the difference in their views and responses to American racism were evidently different. Martin Luther King Jr. adopted an integrationalist philosophy, whereby he believed that blacks and whites should be united and live together in peace. King was deeply inspired by Gandhi and his teachings; he...

  11. A Raisin in the Sun

    A Raisin in the Sun A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry and Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech both conveyed the struggles endured by Africa Americans. A Raisin in the Sun is a fictional story about a colored family whose chance to improve their life became a reality...

  12. Gandhi and Martin Luther king

    because it did not require the use of physical action. Gandhi devoted his life to living in non -violence and Martin Luther King Jr later devoted his life to preaching it. The two leaders urged their followers to consciously disobey rules if they are intentionally unjust. When Dr. Martin Luther...

  13. The Power of the Pen

    Gandhi, Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela are a few of many who fought injustice or unfair living conditions and made a difference in the lives of their fellow men by speaking out through their writings. Jimmy Santiago Baca is also a man who has been able to change lives through his works. His...

  14. The Success of the Non - Violence

    very difficult job. Comparing with the past, the government has improved a lot in marking laws now. Today, the government can rule people in a better way based of the past experiences. Cesar Chavez, Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Henry David Thoreau were the four important historical...

  15. He Had a Dream

    He Had a Dream Kings nonviolent teachings were mainly influenced by Mohandas Gandhi. King, like Gandhi believed that “social problem can be solved without resorting to primitive methods of violence.” (Martin Luther King, 1958, Peace News) While King was in Theology school, he thought the only way...

  16. Non Violence the Most Potent Weapon

    the biggest changes that were made in society were made using tactics involving nonviolence. Examples of people who used nonviolent tactics to make a change in the world are the great Mahatma Gandhi, Bhagwan Mahaveer, John Dear, Malala Yousafzai, Martin Luther King, and Martin Luther King Jr...

  17. My Favorite Tv Show

    Gold Medal in 2004; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was established as a U.S. federal holiday in 1986.   | | | | Table of Contents 1 | Early life and education | 2 | Influences |   | 2.1 | Thurman |   | 2.2 | Gandhi and Rustin | 3 | Sermons and speeches | 4 | Montgomery Bus Boycott...

  18. Civil Rights

    significant individual in the bus boycott was Rosa Parks because she refused to give up her seat in the bus. The boycott lasted 381 days, which was led by Martin Luther King, Jr. and Ralph Abernathy. This event was significant because it began the civil rights movement in the south . Legal...

  19. Eastern and Western Philosophers

    example the American Civil Rights Movement which is a non-violent movement led by the great Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Gandhi's ideas of non-violent resistance are so widely known and appreciated that the United Nations General Assembly dedicated October 2nd, his birthday, as annual International Day...

  20. Henry David Thoreau

    may be the reason why he was claimed as an influence by both Martin Luther King Jr. and Mahatma Gandhi. The main action Thoreau used as to display his civil disobedience was the one thing he was exceptionally good at, writing. Thoreau wrote a few essays and letters on his views of numerous aspects...

  21. Malcolm X/Mlk Comprerason

    Malcolm X/Martin Luther King Jr. During the past century America has faced many problems in society. But one problem that is here and continues to grow is racism. It has made a big impact on Americans and our country. Two main black leaders that evolved because of racism were Martin Luther...

  22. Compare and Contrast Gandhi and Dr. King

    a secondary role. Martin Luther King, Jr. knew that African-Americans had suffered enough. The self-purification that was so essential to Gandhi was, in the United States, a ritual that had been brutally repeated through centuries of enslavement, torture, lynching, rape, and debasement. Dr...

  23. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy

    1965.9 Amongst the masses of arrested African Americans, there was Dr. Martin Luther King. Much like his inspirations Gandhi and Thoreau, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr faced many adversities when performing acts of civil disobedience. He often faced arrest, jail time, and even physical attacks. Jail...

  24. Satyagraga

    from such insistence” (Meaning of Satyagraha Gandhi 447). This is just the beginning of a very in depth and intriguing philosophy of how to deal with evils that appear. This theory has been passed through many generations leading to Martin Luther King Jr. He takes some of the basic ideas from...

  25. Equality in the United States

    “Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better.” This quote, by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was said for the issue of Negro equality. In America during the 1960’s the issue of equality was beginning to be an explicit, controversial issue, especially in the south. Equality...

  26. About Martin Luther

    dream, that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. I have a dream today!"[21] Similarities and allusions Further information: Martin Luther King, Jr. authorship issues King's speech uses...

  27. Martin Luther King

    Speaking: Cambridge Objective CAE Unit 10 Part 1 Who is the man in the picture & what do you know about him Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the African American civil rights movement. He is best known for being...

  28. Gandhi

    created equal in the eyes of God. Gandhi was raised in a home that practiced Hinduism, but he realizes you have to emerge yourself into other religions in order to understand the similarities between other religions. Gandhi helped pave the way for other religious martyrs like Martin Luther King and Malcolm X. We can learn so much from other religions if we just took the time to read and educate ourselves. ...

  29. I have a dream

    slavery and hatred.[5] Jon Meacham writes that, "With a single phrase, Martin Luther King, Jr. joined Jefferson and Lincoln in the ranks of men who've shaped modern America".[6] The speech was ranked the top American speech of the 20th century in a 1999 poll of scholars of public address.[7...

  30. Brief Biography: Martin Luther King

    Thurman's writings, has stated, "I don't believe you'd get a Martin Luther King, Jr. without a Howard Thurman".[18] Gandhi and Rustin Inspired by Gandhi's success with non-violent activism, King visited the Gandhi family in India in 1959, with assistance from the Quaker group the American...