Many heroes of the black freedom struggle enjoyed places of honor. The inaugural committee set aside seats for a few hundred surviving Tuskegee Airmen, members of a celebrated all-black unit during World War II. The dignitaries on the platform included ninety-six-year-old Dorothy Height, who began her career as a civil rights activist in Harlem during the Great Depression and who helped organize the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Sitting nearby was John Lewis, a Georgia congressman and a former leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, who had been arrested during the lunch counter sit-ins in Nashville and the Freedom Rides. Delivering the convocation was the Reverend Joseph Lowery, a founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and organizer of the march to Selma, Alabama, to demand voting rights.
King has a very particular use of his words to help immerse the reader into his world, and help show how these unjust laws affect everyone, not just one person, therefore making civil disobedience necessary. King has a imposing, profound use of pronouns to really address the reader directly. This rhetorical strategy of addressing his audience directly, allows Dr. King to keep the audience engaged and active so that he can directly question their views of contradiction and influence the reader.
It rested upon four rhetorical strategies: allusion, parallelism, two-ness and autobiography. During the election, giving electors the reasons to vote is the best way to increase the votes. Thus, this essay could be an instruction for electors becoming closer to know Obama. The whole paragraph consists of five main parts. In the first one, he used a famous paragraph as an introduction to start the theme directly, which is about race.
His target group is the Americans and voters in particular. He ensures that he does not inflict more suffering or further divide based on race. We can accept a politics that breeds division, and His masterful approach to such a painful issue brings comfort to his listeners. The second group he mentions is White Americans.