image "I HAVE A DREAM" BY MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. (BODY…
"I HAVE A DREAM"
LUTHER KING JR.
BELIEFS OF MARTIN LUTHER KING
BLACK AMERICANS HAS A FUTURE AND A LOT OF OPPORTUNITIES THAT SHOULD BE OPEN FOR THEM.
He wants racial justice to prevail.
He urges Americans to make real promises of democracy.
He tells them to stop discrimination among man.
IT IS TIME TO ACT AGAINST THIS RACIAL INJUSTICE
AMERICA WON'T HAVE PEACE UNLESS FREEDOM AND RACIAL JUSTICE IS ACHIEVED
CREEDS THAT ARE BROKEN WHEN BLACK AMERICAN ARE TREATED UNFAIRLY
A proclamation done by Abraham Lincoln that frees all slaves.
100 years after it was signed, blacks still do not feel free.
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
A creed that states that all men will achieve freedom and be happy
Americans do not follow their own promise because of the way they treat black people
MARTIN LUTHER KING'S MESSAGES TO THE NEGROS
Do not be guilty of wrongful deeds
Do not seek freedom through bitterness and hatred.
Do not protest and for fight for freedom using violence.
Do not distrust white people.
We must always go forward and not look back at the past.
Despite all they’ve been through, they must despair because change will occur.
THINGS THAT BLACK AMERICANS FACE
Unfair and brutal police treatment
Not receiving equal rights and privileges as whites
Rejection from lodging into motels and hotels
Few and unequal modes of transportation
Unable to vote
Discrimination from white people
Segregation from white people
Having signs that say “For Whites Only”
HIS DREAMS FOR AMERICA
America will follow its creed and treat all men and women equally
All men will be friends and see each other equally
There will be freedom and justice even in the cruelest states in America
No one will judge a person by their color
All children will be allowed to be friends with each other regardless of color
The government will not see blacks as bad people
Everything about inequality will be corrected
RESULT OF THE FULFILLMENT OF HIS DREAMS
When this happens, all men whether what the color or religion, will be united and free.
SKEPTICAL QUESTIONS IN THE TEXT
What did he mean when he mentioned that black people must not feel guilty of wrongful deeds?
Did he really fight for equality or just racial justice?