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

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Poetry Corner

When you lie again in the street of forgetfulness smashed beyond recognition courting the dark avenue, when you wake to the alien walls that do not touch your... TO A WOMAN POET THAT I KNOW by Pinkie Gordon Lane.
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