Friday, 6 May 2011

I Have A Dream speech [short version]


Overall his work was very effective all around the world. Because of all the people that also wanted change. Martin Luther King had lots of power and used it in very effective ways to give all people equal rights. In 1968 Martin Luther King was fatally shot in Tennessee. His funeral was on April 9 where thousand attended. In the week of his death there were 130 riots and 20 000 arrests. Martin Luther King's life was a big influence other peoples life and he achieved a lot during his lifetime.

How others Viewed Martin Luther King Jr- now? then?

The crowd at the famous
speech"I Have A Dream"
At the time of Martin Luther King many people looked up to him and agreed with the changes he was enforcing. But in 1958 while he was on a speaking tour he was stabbed by an assailant, this proves he did have people that did not like him and disagreed with the movements he was making. But today most people respect what he has done for all black people and agree with the views he had. There still are people who disagree with what he has done for black people. But the majority of people are happy with what he did for people with no civil rights.

How his life influenced others.

He changed the way people viewed different races. He altered the way black people lived, they are no longer discriminated against. He also Changed their power to vote and gave them freedom and civil rights.In doing this he also changed everyone else's life as we can no longer look down on them. Overall his life was greatly influenced by everyone. He influenced the way people live by giving equal amount of rights to black people all around the world.

Key events that showed his leadership styles.

He showed his relationship styles through his speeches he used emotion, metaphors and stories to influence peoples hearts.In his speech he used the sense of urgency to get the public thinking. Good leaders always tell the truth, Martin Luther King didn't try to form a group or organization he lead by himself. In 1957 he helped found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, he soon became the president. But he never settled he was always aiming for something bigger. " We cannot be satisfied as long as Negro in Mississippi cannot vote and a Negro in New York believes he has nothing for which to vote. No no no, we are not satisfied and we will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream."- a quote from one of his many famous speeches.

Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Key events that show us Martin Luther King's leadership attributes.

An event that showed us leadership in Martin Luther King's life was the speech "I Have A Dream" this shows he is a goo speaker and he believes that he can make a change. Another key event was his arrest in 1962 and 1965 even tough he ha been arrested twice he did not back down this showed determination which every good leader needs. In 1966 Martin Luther King moved into a Chicago slum tenement to attract attention to how the poor people are living. In doing this he showed that he believes in his ideas and is prepared to do anything possible to win freedom for all blacks.