A Review Of Selected Black History Web Sites

WebCorps, King's Washington speech (http://www.webcorp.com/civilrights/mlk.htm).

It is an audio website about King's speeches. One link on the page is a realaudio file that contains King's comments on defense spending. Martin Luther King advocated a nonviolent (but not really "passive") approach to forcing social change. King modeled his philosophy on that of Gandhi, who successfully employed them in a revolt against the British in India shortly after World War II. Through this website, you can determine that King used his philosophy to lead the blacks to their dream of equality.

This is a site on Rosa Parks (http://www.grandtimes.com/rosa.html).

From the website:

February, Black History Month, seemed a relevant time to evaluate youth and their sense of history. But Parks thinks bigger and broader. "We don't have enough young people who are concerned and who are exposed to the civil rights movement, and I would like to see more exposure and get their interest," she says, pausing to reflect, "but I think it should just be history, period, and not thinking in terms of only Black History Month."

Stanford University

Martin Luther King Jr. favored non-violent protest. He voiced his opinions on racism and segregation. He would make sure everyone would be treated fairly and wanted the best, not just for blacks, but for everyone. His ideas of equality got attention from many people and he vioced his opinions as much as he could. He stood up for beliefs and ideas. His followers used as much peaceful protest as possible. He adressed the issues with the most importance. Martin Luther King was assassinated on April 14, 1968. He was killed on the porch on a motel in Memphis, Tennesee. This was a great loss for all of the American people.

Other web sites that are a MUST to visit:

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