Martin Luther's Letter To Birmingham Jail

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From the years 1957 to 1968, he travelled six million miles and spoke to crowds of people over 25 hundred times. Wherever there was injustice, protest or action he spoke. In these eleven years Martin Luther King led a huge world renowned protest in Birmingham. It was also now that he wrote his inspiring letter called “A Letter to Birmingham Jail”. He planned the drives in Alabama to legalize black people voting. During this period he lead a peaceful march on Washington D.C., where he made his infamous “I Have A Dream” speech to over 250,000 people. He spoke with the president at the time John F. Kennedy. In the time span of 1957-1968 Martin Luther was arrested 20 times and assaulted four times. In 1963 he was named Man of the Year by Times
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