I have a dream--situational analysis
In 1957, he became the president of Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and by then, he had already become a national hero, with the Supreme Court declaring that the bus segregation was unconstitutional. He found himself helping all communities to organize their own anti-racist movements. Performers, music stars, intellectuals, clergy, students and social workers, at home and abroad all joined the cause of black freedom.
No doubt he was trying to create a new world order, but he was also trying to create it through peaceful means. He avoided direct confrontation, and like Gandhi, he knew... 114020 When I took up the cross, I recognized its meaning.. The cross is...