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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But according to the Negroes of Montgomery, nothing really changed. The stage
was being set for the Rosa Parks event and for the emergence of Martin Luther
King, Jr., as the leader of the now-famous Montgomery bus boycott. Like his ...
The first began with the Montgomery bus boycott in December 1955 and ended
with the enactment of the Voting Rights Bill in August 1965. The second began in
the fall of 1965 as King began to analyze more deeply the connections between ...
December 1, 1955, for failing to yield her seat to a white passenger on a city bus,
touched off the Montgomery bus boycott. March 22, 1956, supporters cheer
Martin Luther King after his conviction for leading the Montgomery bus boycott.
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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
A Dream or a Nightmare?
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