Martin and Malcolm and America: A Dream Or a Nightmare
Cone contrasts the ideological visions of these two leaders during the civil rights movement, including how each man saw the future of blacks in America -- "I have a dream" versus "I see a nightmare" -- and how each man viewed the influence of white society on black culture -- from "we must love our white brothers" to "white man's heaven is a black man's hell." He finds surprising similarities, especially over a long period of time, when both King and X developed their philosophies from initial thoughts to full-fledged ideals.
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Coca-Cola says, "When we share the dream, the dream comes true"; Delta Air
Lines salutes his memory with the statement: "May his dream live on." And the
Atlanta Journal-Constitution says: "On January 15, 1929, a dream was born."
With so ...
"I could not use the swimming pools," Martin said, as he reflected on his
childhood in Atlanta. "Certainly a negro child in Atlanta could not go to any public
park. I could not go to the so-called white schools In many of the stores downtown
He made a tour of the South in 1960, preaching in such places as Birmingham,
New Orleans, Atlanta, and Tampa. The headlines of the New Jersey Herald
News read: "Malcolm X, Blasts Uncle Tom's in Ga." (17 December 1960), "
Malcolm X ...
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I was very disappointed by this book. As this is considered a classic, I expected a better argument from Cone. However, I cannot in any agree with his thesis that these two leaders generally came ... Read full review
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