Martin Luther King Jr. Day 18 January 2021
United States of America is going to celebrate Martin Luther King day on January 18, 2021, which is the third Monday of January. He is the hero of civil rights for the people of America. Therefore, they observe the national holiday on this account. Let’s explore who Luther King was!
Martin Luther King is one of the famous personalities, real name Michael King, Jr, born in the city of U.S Atlanta, Georgia on 15 January 1929. He was the middle child of his father, Martin Luther King Sr., and his mother, Alberta Williams King. However, he later changed his name to Martin. Martin, who has two brothers, had an older sister and a younger brother. King finished elementary school in Atlanta, his birthplace, and completed secondary
school education and high school there. He then attended Mare house College, where his grandparents graduated and received his diploma in 1948 with a high GPA. During his college years, he was influenced by Benjamin Mayer’s, a citizen’s rights leader as well as rector. And gradually he met the thoughts that would make him a political activist in the future
Dr. King became an American minister and
civil-rights leader. He became minister of the Dexter Ave. Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama in 1954. He led the indistinct prohibition of isolated city bus lines in 1956 and gained a major victory as a civil-rights leader. When Montgomery automobiles began to operate on an integrated basis. Martin Luther King is known for his war on ethnic discrimination and for being a pioneer of movements in this regard. He won the
Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 but died in 1968 after being eliminated.
Martin Luther King, who lived in the legal age of racism! And from his teenage years, he began to fight for the elimination of black-and-white discrimination. He’s been to black groups, boycotts, disputes. He believed in a world where people wouldn’t be judged by the colors of their skin. In fact, he put his life on the line for that purpose. With the “I have a dream” speech, it became the voice of thousands of people.
Mahatma monitored Gandhi's example and didn’t give up his case until the last moment.
Martin Luther King, the hero of equality fans along with countless blacks, was subsequently honored in different shapes. On the third Monday in January, “National Martin Luther King Day 2021” was declared. The black political activist became one of the personalities who made his mark in both American and world history. After this brief preliminary information, let’s go into a little more detail about who is Martin Luther King now.
Martin Luther King is remembered for his
speech, which he began by saying “I have a dream”. Besides, with Rosa parks as the leader of the Montgomery Bus Boycott launched upon her arrest! With his arrest during a 382-day boycott, the bombing of his house, and many other challenges, but he did not give up his case! With the support of organizing diplomatic rallies, just like Mahatma Gandhi! His peaceful attitude is etched in memory by his continued work despite the death threats he received. Being the youngest name to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. His war against the sight of black people as second-class people,his role in resultant new laws on this issue, King! And that he died as a result of a gun attack at the age of 39! Let’s see where Martin Luther King spent his 39 years and how.
In 1953, Montgomery began pasturing at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church. On December 1, 1955, when Rosa Parks refused to comply with Jim Crow laws. Martin Luther King began appearing in protests as a recognized activist. Or rather, it’s not like I’ Montgomery led the bus boycotts after Rosa Parks was arrested when she refused to include a white man on the bus.
Martin Luther King’s early years.
In this way, black demonstrations began and the boycott continued for over a year. The action began on December 5, 1955, and came to an end on December 21, 1956, when the Supreme Court ruled that black travelers could sit where they wanted. Of course, there were many negative events during the victory. Activists were passionate from time to time, and some houses were even bombed.
Later, King called for a meeting of black churches and new regulations on citizens’ rights. In 1957, he was involved in the establishment of the
Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and led the movements organized by the SCLC until his death. King, who opposed violence, was pursued by the FBI in 1961, although he was known for his peaceful stance in his demonstrations. Because it was feared that Martin Luther King could provoke people with pro-communist thoughts.
Martin Luther King and his domiciliary;
Even though all the unconstructiveness practiced. The march was carried out successfully and drew attention to issues such as the black-and-white discrimination in schools and the equal wages of blacks and whites. An average of 250,000 people took part in the march. The most crowded demonstration in Washington’s history and Martin Luther King delivered the “I have a dream” speech. Which would later be named after him. The 2014 film Selma, about Martin Luther King and his struggle, also focused more on the Freedom March.
The famous personality’s speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963, has not been erased from memory for years. King’s famous speech in which he expressed his dreams that his four children would be judged by their characters, not the color of their skins. That little black girls and boys would hold hands with white boys and children and grow brotherly, and that there would be a world where neither religion nor ethnic judgment was made, was met with keen clapping from the spectators.
One of the Preceding Pleased Edges Taken Before His Demise;
The clashes were at the end awarded to the Citizens’ Rights Act in 1964 and 1965, the Law on the Right to Vote, and the Martin Luther King Nobel Peace Prize. During this period, great strides were made regarding the rights of black people, but the developments meant that King was just the beginning of the road.
King, who wanted to carry his success in the South to the North, moved to the outroot of Chicago. He followed such a path, both to support the poor and to show how difficult life is in poor neighborhoods where blacks live. Many protests were organized in Chicago during the movement, which Martin Luther King led with another civil rights movement.
Martin Luther King Verses:
Although it has been years since his death, Martin Luther King continues to inspire people with his words. Here are some of the words of the famous human rights defender, who has clearly shown his pro-peace stance:
Martin Luther King Assassination
Martin Luther King, who was never violent and did not want a single bullet fired while defending the rights of citizens, died on April 4, 1968, as a result of an armed attack while fighting for his cause. King, who went to Memphis to support black health workers, gave a speech here, even using words between his sentences that he was “neither afraid of death nor anything, but happy.” And this was the last speech of the famous name.
Martin Luther King Grave;
King, who disparaged the U.S. role in the Vietnam War in the last years of his life. Began to be seen as a supporter of socialism because of his thoughts. For America. “The world’s largest provider of passion has attracted attention with allegations that they want to make Vietnam an American colony. That the country is responsible for the deaths of 1 million Vietnamese, mostly children”. King was careful not to be seen as a supporter of communism in his speeches and in his individual interviews. He showed that he was a supporter of democratic socialism.
On April 3, 1968, he spoke as if he felt they would live the next day in a temple called
Mason Temple. He said words such as that he was not afraid of death,that he was happy. That it no longer cared that they would live. Martin Luther King was killed in a gun attack on the balcony of the hotel where he was staying the next day. After the assassination, riots took place in dozens of cities, and five days later, the PRESIDENT of the United States
, Lyndon Johnson, declared mourning in the country. On April 9, 1968, with the participation of thousands of people. The king, a human rights defender, was sent on his final journey.