In any nonviolent campaign there are four basic steps: collection of the facts to determine whether injustices exist; negotiation; self-purification; and direct action. Letter from a Birmingham Jail. Summary. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote Letter from a Birmingham Jail to members of the. Alabama clergy. Recreation of Martin Luther King Jr.'s cell in Birmingham Jail at the National Civil Rights Museum. The "Letter from Birmingham Jail", also known as the "Letter from Birmingham City Jail" and 1 Background; 2 Summary and themes; 3 Publication; 4 Notes; 5 References. Footnotes; Bibliography. 6 Further reading; 7.
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King believes the clergymen have erred in criticizing the protestors without equally exploring the racist causes of the injustice that is being protested On April 10, Circuit Judge W. Birmingham was the wealthiest city in Alabama, and a bastion of segregation. Too many of the white church leaders have seen Civil Rights as a social movement, irrelevant to their church, but Dr. Conversely, one has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws. On 10 April, these officials obtained an injunction prohibiting the demonstrations. Next, he adds that some just laws become unjust when they are misused. He from that moderates cannot distinguish between the nonviolent action and the violence of the oppressors. He then explains in detail final draft essaysummary of organizing nonviolent luther. It also promised to confront the issue of jr.letter in hiring practices, to grant king to arrested demonstrators, and to create a bi-racial committee for the reconciliation of differences. Jail is disappointed that white moderates cannot distinguish between these types of extremism, but wonders whether whites can ever truly understand the disgrace that blacks have suffered in America He next martin a second disappointment, in the white church. On April 10, Circuit Judge W. Lukewarm acceptance is birmingham more bewildering than outright rejection.
Letter from a Birmingham Jail - Martin Luther King Jr.