Stride Towards Freedom

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TOPIC: A STRIDE TOWARD FREEDOM: THE MONTGOMERY STORY
BY: DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

DISCUSSION LEADERS: LAVON CLARK III & CHUK CHUKUDEBELU

A brief summary about A Stride Toward Freedom: It gives a timeline of events ranging from Dr. King’s arrival to Montgomery, a journey that covers the bus boycotts through December 1, 1955 – December 21, 1956 of the South and then concludes with asking the important question located in the last chapter, “Where Do We Go From Here?” It focuses on MLK’s perspective of the people, events, and bus boycott procedures. A Stride Toward Freedom touches on not only a huge part of African American/Negro history but also American history with one of the first applications of nonviolent successful protest
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After several successful protests, he started to get poor working whites rallied around equality. Soon after, he was assassinated.

If Dr. King was alive today what would be different?
Is this the kind of leadership and unity needed today as African-Americans rally against recent displays of racism and racial injustices?

After reading Martin Luther King’s, Stride Toward
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