A Look Back: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail

In Dr. Martin Luther King’s famous Letter from Birmingham Jail, dated August, 1963, the American Baptist minister and activist responded to a public statement of concern and caution issued by a number of white religious leaders of the South. The letter, penned in longhand, stands as one of the classic documents of the Civil Rights Movement, and makes key points that are still relevant today.

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