ESSAYThere are a lot of influential people in the world, but Martin Luther King Jr. and Mahatma Gandhi are shining examples of non violent and civilized protesters that influenced everyone to keep on fighting for their rights and freedom.
Martin Luther King Jr. was inspired by the harmonious teachings of Gandhi. Leaders who died fighting for their civil rights and freedom without violence. Gandhi and MLK lived and worked in different parts of the world, culture, and history of the country, both changed the ideology of the government.Martin Luther King Jr. was born in January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. He has two siblings, Willie Christine, the older sister, and Alfred Daniel William King, the younger brother. When MLK Jr.
was 12, his grandmother died of a heart attack. He was shocked that it made him jumped from a second story window at their home, attempted suicide. His father fought against racism. Even though, he was free from danger or risk and thoughtful environment, outside of that is full of racism and hate.Mahatma Gandhi was born in October 2, 1869 in Porbandar, India. He was shy as a kid. As a teenager, he smoked and ate meat.
In Hinduism, it is not allowed to eat meat. At the age of 13, he was married to Karamchand Makanji, a merchant’s daughter. Gandhi wanted to become a doctor when he was young but his father wants him to be a government minister.
He gained the figure of the Indian movement. Martin Luther King Jr. is an outstanding leader of the civil rights movement in the United States. His work contributed to the rise of the civil rights movement. Likewise, Gandhi leads his people for a better life and freedom to the British. He led the democratic forces fighting for the ruling party with the aim of protecting the interests of people in India. He led his community to have the same rights and freedom as white people in the 1960s.Both freedom and civil rights activists believed that protesting non violently is the way to act.
Mahatma Gandhi was an important supporter of the civilized struggle. In Gandhi’s view, civil litigation is enough to compel the ruling elites to change their policies. Similarly, Martin Luther King Jr. denied using violence. Martin Luther King Jr. struggled a lot because in the beginning of his childhood, he was already surrounded by racial segregation. He changed the entire community and make America one nation.
He had to fight for his rights and use publicity to spread his point of view to the public so that they can understand and support him.Mahatma Gandhi just shows that his country should overthrow the dictatorship that oppressed India’s population by achieving it on a prosperous way. Gandhi received strong national support. At the national level, the support was led by Gandhi.
He didn’t need to unite the masses like Martin Luther King. All this time that he was fighting for the civil rights of the African American community, he does not have the support of the entire country unlike Gandhi who had the entire support of the entire country.In conclusion, both leaders help others to believe in God. For a different purpose, Gandhi and MLK believed that God always stood by them.
Also, the only thing that would make their plans succeed is by doing it the civilized way.