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Tue, 04.16.1963

Martin Luther King Jr. Writes the “Letter Frome a Birmingham Jail”

On this date in 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was jailed in Birmingham, Alabama.

While incarcerated there, he wrote, smuggled out of jail, and had printed his “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” a moving justification for the moral necessity of non-violent resistance to unjust laws.

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They rode north funky & uneducated to live & let themselves rest: I come here ghuddammit to make my way, lazy or not, to own myself open the touch of... BLACKIE THINKS OF HIS BROTHERS by Stanley Crouch.
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