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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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Ah ha, hush that fuss Everybody move to the back of the bus Do you wanna bump and slump with us We the type of people make the club get crunk Many a... ROSA PARKS by Outkast
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