Summary Of Letter From Birmingham Jail

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote “Letter From Birmingham Jail” in 1963. He wrote the letter to explain to his clergyman he refused to wait any longer for his freedom. Dr.King used peaceful protests such as sit-ins and marches across America to get his point across. I disagree with his all peace beliefs. I feel as though protesters should have the right to defend themselves against their oppressors. Before reading Dr.King’s “Letter From Birmingham Jail” , I thought he was a silent protester . What I mean by that is, I thought he marched without saying something to defend himself and his people. After reading, however, I found that to be untrue. Martin knew his oppressors would expect him and his comrades to be violent which is why he chose

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