Mlk and morality, martin luther king day


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Martin Luther King,
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Mlk and morality, martin luther king day

  1. 2. January 17 th , 2011.
  2. 4. Judaism <ul><li>“ What is hateful to you, do not do to your fellowman.” </li></ul>
  3. 5. Christianity <ul><li>“ All things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye so to them.” </li></ul>
  4. 6. Buddhism <ul><li>“ Hurt not others in ways that you yourself would find hurtful.” </li></ul>
  5. 7. Hinduism <ul><li>“ This is the sum of duty; do naught onto others what you would not have them do unto you.”  </li></ul>
  6. 8. Martin Luther King Jnr. <ul><li>“ Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'” </li></ul>
  7. 9. <ul><li>The Civil Rights Movement </li></ul>
  8. 10. Jim Crow Laws <ul><li>Segregated Americans on account of their race. </li></ul>
  9. 11. Alabama, USA. <ul><li>Alabama is located in the South-East of the USA. </li></ul>
  10. 12. Montgomery, Alabama <ul><li>Montgomery is the town in which Martin Luther King lead the Civil Rights Movement to de-segregate the bus’, diners, and other public services. </li></ul>
  11. 13. Buses in Alabama. <ul><li>“ All passenger stations in this state operated by any motor transportation company shall have separate waiting rooms or space and separate ticket windows for white and colored races.” </li></ul>
  12. 14. Transport Waiting rooms <ul><li>“ The Utilities Commission is empowered and directed to require the establishment of separate waiting rooms at all stations for the white and colored races.” </li></ul>
  13. 15. The Blind <ul><li>“ The board of trustees shall. maintain a separate building. on separate ground for the admission, care, instruction, and support of all blind persons of the colored or black race.” </li></ul>
  14. 16. What did Dr. King do? <ul><li>He organised a boycott of all public services. </li></ul><ul><li>He organised a committe to challenge the Jim Crow Laws in the US Courts. </li></ul><ul><li>He organised peaceful marches all over America. </li></ul>
  15. 17. <ul><li>His peaceful marches were a success. </li></ul><ul><li>His committee were successful, and the Jim Crow Laws were declared “unconstitutional” and they were abolished later. </li></ul>
  16. 19. King hopes for a brighter future for his children <ul><li>I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. </li></ul>
  17. 20. King hopes that one day racism will one day be brushed from the face of the earth. <ul><li>“ I have a dream that one day, down in Alabama, with its vicious racists, with its governor having his lips dripping with the words of interposition and nullification; one day right there in Alabama, little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls as sisters and brothers.” </li></ul>
  18. 21. Dr. King hopes Jesus’ true teaching will help people to treat others equally. <ul><li>“ I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made plain, and the crooked places will be made straight, and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together.” </li></ul>
  19. 23. Muhammad Ali
  20. 24. Michael Jackson <ul><li>“ See, It's Not About Races, Just Places, Faces, Where Your Blood Comes From Is Where Your Space Is, I've Seen The Bright Get Duller, I'm Not Going To Spend My Life Being A Color.” </li></ul>
  21. 25. Tupac Shakur <ul><li>“ It takes skill to be real, time to heal each other.  </li></ul><ul><li>And although it seems heaven sent,  </li></ul><ul><li>We ain't ready to see a black President.” </li></ul>
  22. 26. Iron Maiden; ‘The Legacy’ <ul><li>‘ Why can’t we treat our fellow man, </li></ul><ul><li>With more respect and a shake of their hands.’ </li></ul>
  23. 27. Black Eyed Peas <ul><li>“ Whatever happened to the values of humanity? Whatever happened to the fairness and equality? Instead of spreading love, we're spreading anomosity, Lack of understanding, leading us away from unity.” </li></ul>
  24. 28. King’s Dream was fulfilled in 2008.