Letter From A Birmingham Jail [Martin Luther King, Jr]


The evils of slavery live on around the world, and while people harbour these dark thoughts, it will continue. All are born equal, and we must continue to pursue this thought to make it become a reality.The colour of a person’s skin has nothing to do with their value to the society in which they live.

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Letter From A Birmingham Jail [Martin Luther King, Jr]

When you read his speeches months before he died you will see he realised his ‘dream’ was a nightmare.

via Martin Luther King, Jr.

AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER – UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
“Letter from a Birmingham Jail [King, Jr.]”

16 April 1963
My Dear Fellow Clergymen:
While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement calling my present activities “unwise and untimely.” Seldom do I pause to answer criticism of my work and ideas. If I sought to answer all the criticisms that cross my desk, my secretaries would have little time for anything other than such correspondence in the course of the day, and I would have no time for constructive work. But since I feel that you are men of genuine good will and that your criticisms are sincerely set forth, I want to…

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