Martin Luther King Celebration

Martin Luther King Celebration - Sociology 100-02 Dr....

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Sociology 100-02 Due: 1/20/06 Dr. Deidre Hill Butler Case Study about Union’s Culture Martin Luther King Celebration Many changes in society have occurred since the time of Martin Luther King Jr., but although laws and regulations have changed, equal rights have not been attained. Students at Union College have seen this happen in their own lives. This was shown during Martin Luther King III’s visit. While listening to him speak, I was able to see that Union College students care deeply about his message. I found that Memorial Chapel was about 75% filled. A majority of this population consisted of white college-age students along with a small variety of ages and ethnicities. The fact that the non-African American students are concerned enough to be the dominant group in this audience shows that students care about Mr. King’s cause. This is a positive change which hints that in the future more people who can make a difference will help to change the world and make it a more just place. As soon as Mr. King began to speak the room fell silent and all eyes were fixed
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