Summary Of Letter From Birmingham Jail

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is a man who has been known for his commitment to nonviolence and his efforts to bring about racial justice in the United States. In "Letter from Birmingham Jail", he addresses critics who say that the protests in Birmingham are untimely. Dr. King thought it was untimely because he wanted to end segregation, and strongly wanted equal rights for everyone, but he was told by the clergymen that the movement was “Untimely” and “Unwise”. King explained that there will never be a right time for change in this society that would bring equality and justice to us all. He proceeded to compare himself to Paul answering the “Macedonian call.” This kind of connection to the Bible was especially popular with Puritans, but not

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