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Justice In King's Letter From Birmingham Jail
In Letter from Birmingham Jail, King invites Americans everywhere to fight injustice. He declares that all are obligated to work for justice, even above the law. Justice should be protected by politics in order for all people to enjoy certain basic rights.

King stresses the urgency of immediate and ongoing action. His encourages active persistence on the part of everyone who believes in the fight for equality. King addresses the "myth of time" that is used to belittle his efforts. He knows that time alone will not achieve equality in our society.

Reasons for disobeying laws:
King lists numerous reasons to not obey an unjust law. They each speak to his conviction regarding the importance of complete equality between all people.

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