Analysis Of Martin Luther King Letter From Birmingham Jail

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Tevin Larmond
Professor Norwood
Christian Faith: Issues and Cultures
Spet. 10, 2013
“Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him." Not always do we need to use violence to express how we feel. Anger, people tend to use violence, but I believe that communication is necessary. Communication would help everyone throughout the world.
Martin Luther King “Letter From a Birmingham Jail was a published statement by eight fellow Clergymen from the state of Alabama who awful criticized King for organizing and participating in the protest march among segregation in Birmingham. King’s letter was an attempt to defend himself from
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Martin Luther King’s commend reverend Stallings to invited the African American 's to the white Baptist church worship service on a nonsegregated basis, but Reverend Stallings was not paying attention what Martin Luther King stated. On Good Friday, Reverend Martin Luther King, marched 53 African American 's into downtown Birmingham, to help protect the existing segregation laws; all were detain. This caused the Clergymen of this Southern town to compose a letter appealing to the black population to stop their demonstrations. "The Letter from Birmingham Jail" was in a printed publication in 1963. In response, Martin Luther King composed a file that would put a stand the civil rights movement and also providing enduring inspiration to the struggle for racial equality. The “Letter From Birmingham Jail,” that Martin wrote strives to justify the desperate need for nonviolent direct action. The outright immorality of unjust laws together with what a just law is as well as the increasing probability of the Negro resorting to extreme disorder and bloodshed. Therefore, to his utter disappointment with the church who, in his opinion, had not lived up to their responsibilities as people of

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