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Hi, need to submit a 1500 words essay on the topic Comparing Classic Greek Literature with the leadership style of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s book Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos.He did this work in a

Hi, need to submit a 1500 words essay on the topic Comparing Classic Greek Literature with the leadership style of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s book Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos.

He did this work in a rented secluded house in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. He worked on the original manuscript for almost a month, and then sent chapters to&nbsp.Stanley Levison&nbsp.in New York for revisions. This research paper compares the classic Greek literature The Iliad with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s "Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?" The paper discusses the literature used and the leaders within the Greek classic, their style, any relevant concepts of their leadership style, the themes and ideas of the leaders and the followers compared to the leadership displayed in Martin Luther King's book. In his lifetime, Dr. King received various citations and recognition for his work. He stood in the vortex of the civil rights struggle and became one of the nation’s foremost black leaders in the 1950s. Dr. King advocated for restraint and inclusion. His contributions were acknowledged by President Jimmy Carter who awarded with a Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously in 1977. Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?&nbsp. Dr. King's book portrays a picture of where America was in 1960’s. He had achieved two turning points. Firstly, his promotion of nonviolent direct action was winning the struggle, as opposed to old fashioned southern isolation. Dr. King looked forward to the next action by the government which he believed was setting people free. Secondly, a black power mentality was gaining popularity within the civil rights movement. Some activists argued that non violence should be abandoned and that whites should be excluded from the civil rights movement. In the book, Dr. King insists that this approach would only balkanize the US and produce disastrous effects especially on the blacks. The book portrays analysis of the state of American race relationships and the civil rights movement after years of struggles. Dr. King observes that one phase of development in the civil rights revolution came to an end with Selma and the Voting Rights Act (King, 3). King warned that continued racism and the dawning awareness that African American demands shall lead to structural changes in society had generated a new phase of white resistance in North and South (King, 12). He believed that the next phase of the civil movement struggle would have its own challenges, as more demands for higher wages, better jobs, decent housing, and an education equal system were made by African Americans. The activists also demanded an assurance that the Voting Rights Act of 1965&nbsp.&nbsp.and Civil Rights Act of 1964&nbsp. be implemented by the federal government. In the book, King assesses the rise of&nbsp.Black Nationalism&nbsp.and the escalating use of the slogan ‘‘Black Power’’. He recognized that the slogan implied rejection of interracial coalitions and call for retaliatory violence. He also praises the slogan as a call to black people to amass economic and political strength to achieve their legitimate goals. Reproving the demand for black separatism, Dr. King maintains that there is no real progress for African Americans unless the whole of America turns over a new turn toward greater economic justice’ (King, 50). In spite of his impatience with Black Power proponents, Dr. King ended the book on a positive note, calling for continued faith in non violent mass action .(King, 193–202). This is can compare to Homer’s notion in the Iliad whereby war is depicted as horrible, bloody, and fruitless. The two writers seem to have a more peaceful approach towards conflict resolution.

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