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16/04/1963 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. pens his Letter from Birmingham Jail

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Letter From Birmingham Jail

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Martin Luther King Jr's Letter from Birmingham Jail excerpts

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Martin Luther King, Jr. On NBC's Meet the Press (1965) | Archives | NBC News

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Martin Luther King Jr. Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech

The Letter from Birmingham Jail is an open letter. It defends the strategy of nonviolent resistance to racism, arguing that people have a moral responsibility to break unjust laws. After an early setback, it enjoyed widespread publication and became a key text for the American civil rights movement of the early 1960s.
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