Letter From Birmingham Jail
The Letter from Birmingham Jail is an open letter written on April 16, 1963, by Martin Luther King, Jr. The letter defends the strategy of nonviolent resistance to racism, arguing that people have a moral responsibility to break unjust laws. The letter was widely published and became an important text for the American civil rights movement of the early 1960s. (From Wikipedia)
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Martin Luther King, Jr. explains that there must be nonviolent "tension" to further the African American struggle for equality. Whose practices does he use to illustrate his point?
Martin Luther King, Jr. argues that an immoral law may be broken. Which statement demonstrates Martin Luther King, Jr. does NOT believe all laws should be broken?
How does Martin Luther King, Jr. try to motivate the "white moderates" to act more aggressively on behalf of the African American movement?
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s letter is a response to a piece titled "A Call to Unity." In that piece, King's allies are explicitly critical of his civil disobedience movement. How does "A Call to Unity" influence the structure of "Letter From Birmingham Jail"?