Most Influential People
By Parker Greene
"We all have dreams. In order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline and effort."
“I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr was a Baptist minister and president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference , was the most prominent African American leader in the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. He grew up in the segregated world, which was hard for an African American like him. He hosted non violent boycotts to show the true meaning of being equal, not to mention he was an incredible influential speaker who changed the world with his words and actions. He remains symbolic of America’s fight for justice and racial equality.
"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."