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Martin Luther King Jr and Affirmative ActionAccording to the Merriam-Webster New World Dictionary Affirmative Action is defined as an active effort to improve the employment or educational opportunities of members of minority groups or women To put that definition in English it means a program designed to help either minorities or women achieve equal rights as with the rest of the population In this case the minorities are being discussed or to be less broad the African AmericansI have a dream today This is a famous quote by one of histories most famous and influential civil rights activists of all time Dr Martin Luther King Jr Being a civil rights activist Dr King wanted nothing more than for his people the African Americans to have equality In the effort to gain equality there were four steps he took The first step was the collection of facts In other words this meant that they would identify the justices and the injustices The second step in Dr Kings plan was negotiation To make that simpler negotiation was actually a compromise on the part of the African Americans The third step in his plan was self-purification In doing this the African Americans would get together in prayer and they would sing the psalms The fourth and final step in Dr Kings plan was non-violent direct action Dr King and his people tried each and every one of these steps but sadly none of them were successfulLike Hillary Clinton and Howard Stern in my opinion Martin Luther King Jr and Affirmative Action just would not mix Dr King wanted to earn civil rights he didnt want them handed to him Thats why the term is noted as the fight for civil rights The word earn in this sense is pretty vague What Dr King wanted was for his people to earn their rights He would probably argue that affirmative action was a handout which isnt what he wanted Dr
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