America histrory


Reading material:

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail,” (1963) (Links to an external site.)

Please answer the following questions in an informal 1 ½ - 2-page essay:

  1. What did King mean by “non-violent direct action?” How did King justify his support for such action? Please give specific examples.
  2. What did King mean when he wrote, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere?” In your opinion, was he right? Why? Why not?
  3. What did King mean by the term “white moderates?” Why was King so critical of them?
  4. What were King’s larger goals to improve society? Looking out at the world today, do you think he succeeds in achieving them?
  5. Please conclude your essay with at least one question for discussion. Choose a question that you think will both enlighten and enliven your discussion section.
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