Writing prompt - Itara Whitaker English 1100 Writing Sample Assignment#1 Many people during the civil rights movement if not everyone was struggling

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Itara Whitaker English 1100 8/20/2018 Writing Sample Assignment #1 Many people during the civil rights movement if not everyone was struggling. People had to do what they had to do to survive, and not in a matter of comfort and convenience. During that time Martin Luther King Jr. stated “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in the moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy”. I believe that this is greatly related to today’s society. Anyone can have a successful career or have it made, but most of the time that doesn’t last very long. When people are in a time of struggle it tests what that person is really made of. When a person in not in a state of comfort and convenience, it can either do two things. First, it could send a person in a downward spiral of defeat, or it could boost a person up to do better
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