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Letter From Birmingham Jail | Primary Source Essentials

How does Martin Luther King, Jr. support justice and equality in “Letter From Birmingham Jail?” In this rapid-fire episode of BRI’s Primary Source Essentials and letter from Birmingham jail analysis, learn about the MLK letter from Birmingham jail while he was imprisoned for leading nonviolent civil rights demonstrations in Alabama in 1963. This letter from Birmingham jail summary explains why he thought people had a responsibility to follow just laws and a duty to break unjust ones.

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