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Insert Surname 1 Insert Name Insert Name of Course Supervisor Insert Name of Course Insert Date Assignment is due Martin Luther King and Malcolm X Half a century has since elapsed after the death of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X. However, they are still revered as the most powerful political activists in the world. Both of them were valued leaders in the American Civil Rights Movement, pushing for racial egalitarianism and freedom. Nevertheless, the media were stirring an encounter that fueled the civil rights consideration: Malcolm X versus Martin Luther King. Whereas King pushed for non-violent and direct action as well as passive means of resistance to attain even civil rights and freedoms, Malcolm X was advancing the Nation of Islam views that violently vetoed white America as well as its Christian principles, and spoke about the supremacy of the black people over the white people. Malcolm X advanced a segregationist model that pursued to impart in the black people some pride in their African legacy, while Martin Luther King held that self-respect would be achieved by integration.

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