Analysis Of Martin Luther King In The Birmingham Jail

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In 1963 Birmingham was a hard place for African Americans to live. The white Americans that lived there were very hostile towards the African Americans and their way of life whether it affected them or not. Many homes were bombed due to the color of the owner's skin. Many groups had reached out to Dr.Martin Luther King, a civil rights activist who was based in Atlanta at the time. After hearing about the unjust treatment of African Americans by the people in the city he rounded up some people and they made a trip down there to see what could be done. After protesting Dr.King and some of his supporters were roughly arrested and placed in jail. During his eight-day incarceration, a newspaper was released and one of the men said the protest was “unwise and untimely.” Dr.King responded in his letter says. “Frankly, I have never yet engaged in a direct-action movement that was "well timed" according to the timetable of those who have not suffered unduly from the disease of segregation.” Dr.King wasn't afraid to fight for what he believed the children of the future, the people of the present and he himself deserved. Dr.Martin Luther King was a huge advocate for nonviolent protesting during the civil rights movement. In his letter written in the first person, he explained and defended his well-known policy of nonviolent protesting and resistance.He also gave his four basic steps for a nonviolent campaign stating” collection of the facts to determine whether injustices are
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