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Prejudice and discrimination can be shown in many different forms such as colour race gender or discrimination I will be looking at what Roman Catholics attitudes are towards prejudice and discrimination and how I think they might support victims of this type of crime I will be referring to the bible to aid my answers and what fellow Christians have to say on the matter The recent example I will be looking at is Martin Luther Kings work in opposing racism which is a colour issue In the Southern states of America in the 1950s and 1960s discrimination and prejudice against black people was very common indeed People in the black community feared that the situation was going to escalate and become like that of South Africa where black peoples earnings were only about half of those of whites Many blacks did not have the right to vote and certain public places were said to be for whites only Martin Luther King was a Christian campaigned endlessly for equal treatments of blacks and whites He refused to support the idea that white people were all evil as some black radicals believed Instead he taught that Christian love was the way forward Love he said is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend Jesus was Martins inspiration King supported non-violent protests and said that it was the way forward He famously spoke about non-violence and I quote If he does not beat you-good If he beats youyou develop the inner conviction of accepting the blows without retaliating Martin often stated that non-violence worked for Ghandi the great Indian leader in getting the British to leave India and this is why he consistently said that the black community should not fight back no matter how much they were provoked In Montgomery black people could only sit at the back of buses and even the old had to give
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