An Analysis Of Martin Luther King's Letter From A Birmingham Jail

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Martin Luther King’s "Letter from a Birmingham Jail" is the justification of the fact that “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere”. In other words, justice is not truly represented if there is a sign of no justice of somewhere in the world. King’s letter serves as a peaceful resistance which stood as a powerful symbol to show others that "An unjust law is no law at all." powerful words were engraved into the minds of people who read the letter and showed them that peaceful resistance positively impacts a free society bringing people together.

If you asked someone from the 1920's on why they wanted to come to America, their answer would be to achieve the American Dream. Many wanted to escape communism, religious persecution, and most importantly, discrimination. Today, the president-elect of the United States, Doland J. Trump banned various populated countries because he had reason to believe that these countries are bringing in "terrorists". This negatively impacted so many people from those countries because they were seen as different and they were outed for their country of origin, having them not achieve the American Dream. However, peaceful resistance was shown with protests and various lawmakers getting involved and helped various people of these countries enter the United States to find a land of opportunity and discrimination which is now shedding.

King was arrested because he did not have the
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The only way that the oppressor would wake up and realize the wrongs if they were in the shoes of the oppressed. King's heartfelt letter made me think about the woman's march and how woman and men came together from all types of backgrounds and peacefully marched all throughout the United States, trying to create positive
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