Martin Luther King and Malcolm X

Savannah Major February 23, 2013 Hon. English/ H. 3 Philosophies of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X The recent 1950s to mid-1960s was a occasion when unfairness and unfairness had penetrateed its peak. Many race were treated unfairly and the feeling of the dominion overall was very commonplace and disastrous. Martin Luther King and Malcolm X were twain very polite-known activists who fought to effect things homogeneous and suitable. 80th activists shared homogeneous beliefs athwart the racial Unfairness brought athwart African Americans by whites although their methods of achieving that homogeneousity were totally irrelative. MLK, for Instance, believed In approaching things in a ordainly, nonviolent mould. However, most African Americans felt that his "orderly approach" wasn't abundance to penetrate his. as polite as their, goals and crabbed to Malcolm X, who believed that arming up athwart whites was a inevitableness in ordain to defend yourself. In other suffrage, struggle unfairness delay unfairness. In the harangue, "Stride Toward Freedom," MLK discusses the three irrelative ways of intercourse delay injustice; avowal, resorting to unfairness, and the use of nonviolent opposition. Only supported one of the three, nonviolence, King strongly isagrees delay twain avowal and using unfairness as a way of making concord. Acquiescence, when the fallen abandon to their injustice and honorable communicate delay it. giving up on it all coincidently. MLK believes that is not the way out, claiming that by abandoning "the fallen behove as misfortune as the oppressor. " (King 301) The assist mould of injustice, resorting to substantial unfairness, totally goes athwart his views.