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Letter from the Birmingham Jail

This book is about Martin Luther King Jr.
In the profound pages of "Letter from the Birmingham Jail," readers are transported to the stark confines of a narrow cell where Martin Luther King Jr. penned his eloquent and impassioned response to critics urging him to abandon his civil rights campaign. Published in 1994, this pivotal work captures the essence of King’s unyielding dedication to nonviolent resistance and racial justice. While isolated in jail on April 16, 1963, King crafted a masterful essay that not only defended the necessity and morality of nonviolent protest but also addressed the broader struggle against systemic racism. This book serves as a historical beacon of hope and a compelling call to action, resonating with the powerful urgency of King's spoken words. It is an essential read for high school students keen on understanding the dynamics of social movements and the enduring fight for racial equality. Engaging with this text offers a chance to reflect on how far society has come in the battle against discrimination and what steps must still be taken.
Published by Harpercollins on January 1, 1994
48 pages
ISBN: 9780062509550
Best for readers in High School
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