Injustice In Letter From Birmingham Jail

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Justice for African-American Is injustice the main concern that many people are suffering from? Everything that black people suffered in the past shows how injustice is the main concern for many people. In addition, many people think that injustice is just a word that does not have to do anything with people’s lives. According to Merriam-Webster, injustice is defined as, “an act that inflicts undeserved hurt. Injustice applies to any act that involves unfairness to another or violation of one 's rights”. This definition shows how the action for some that is unfair could bring violence and affect so many people. Many people were argue how to take action to spread justice, and one of them is Martin Luther King’s “Letter From a Birmingham Jail”, published in 16 April 1963. In his letter, he was fighting for human rights for African-Americans. In addition, Malcolm X has…show more content…
Martin Luther King Jr was a Baptist minister and social activist, and he was in charge of the American civil rights movement. He was fighting for human rights for African-Americans. His major claim in “Letter From a Birmingham Jail”, is to spread justice in the country and how the nonviolent can resist racism, violence between people. One of the important sub claim that he mentions in his letter is “This ‘Wait’ has almost always meant ‘never’ We must come to see, with one of our distinguished jurists, that justice too long delayed is justice denied” ( King paragraph 11). This quote is important because if people in power still say “wait” for justice to be fix then, that will be ‘Never’ be fixed. King heard this word so many times, and he think that shouldn 't be said for something important need to be changed. Also, Justice should not be delayed, because if there is no justice in country then people will still be suffering from racism and
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