Unformatted text preview: movement allowed passive figures such as Martin Luther King Jr. to be heard. Then there are other groups such as the Black Panthers who took both aggressive and passive fights against oppression. However, they are only recognized for the radical approaches they took to the solution. Therefore, even a mixture of both is often unaccepted, which is not surprising since the they are speaking against the popular opinion. Force though is necessary usual mainly due to the stubborn nature of people they are rarely willing to listen to peaceful reason without the threat of a conflict. This however, can be used by the media to obscure the issues making it more difficult to protest causes, which is why institutions are so difficult to reform whether either method is used....
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- Spring '06
- Sociology, Martin Luther King, Jr., Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Stokely Carmichael