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    My Dear Fellow Clergymen: While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement calling my present activities "unwise and untimely." Seldom do I pause to answer criticism of my work and ideas. If I sought to answer all the criticisms that cross my desk, my secretaries would have little time for anything other than such correspondence in the course of the day, and I would have no time for constructive work. But since I feel that you are men of genuine good will and that

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    about everyone’s opinion. King was an influential person who marched and spoke about the segregation of black’s from whites. He was put in jail when a person asked him if he had a permit to parade and when he didn’t they had to take him to jail for having a “parade’ without a permit. In King’s “Letter from Birmingham City Jail,” he wrote about how he was out in jail under an unjust law. As King stated in his letter there are just and just laws. “That a just law is a manmade code that squares up with

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    persuasive speeches and essays throughout his illustrious and distinguished life, but if any one paragraph could be given the preeminent title of the most universally powerful memory , it would have to be page 5 paragraph 11 in Letter from Birmingham City Jail (King, p 5). Not only is the paragraph unnervingly and poignantly illustrative of the plight of African-American people at the time; King was able to appeal to both the ethical and logical minds of his readers by anchoring his rhetoric in

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    A Discussion of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Letter From Birmingham City Jail Martin Luther King Jr. discusses the advantages and purposes for his theory of nonviolent direct action in his Letter From Birmingham City Jail. He shows four basic steps that must be taken to achieve nonviolent action. They include 1) collection of facts to determine whether injustices are alive; 2) negotiation; 3) self-purification; and 4) direct action. Each of these steps will be explained as part of King's argument

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    Martin Luther King Jr., one of the greatest speakers for the Black civil rights movement, had written many great works in his time. Two of his pieces stand out as his greatest works, Letter from Birmingham City Jail; a letter written from a jail in Birmingham where he was arrested for demonstrating peacefully, to clergymen who didn't agree with his views, and I Have a Dream; a speech given by King in front of the Washington Memorial at a huge civil rights tea party. Both works convey

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    explain Letter from Birmingham Jail. Martin Luther King Jr's astuteness is enhanced by the astonishing capability to show the unkind and heartless attitude against black community. Throughout the whole writing to the eight clergymen Jr. never get too far from the clash for fairness in Birmingham. As head of the South Christians Leadership Conferences (SCLC), Martin L. King, Junior., in the year 1963 acknowledged Birmingham, Alabama, as "possibly the most carefully segregated city in the United States"

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    On April 16th, 1963, Martin Luther King Junior, Baptist pastor and civil rights activist, in his letter entitled “Letter from Birmingham City Jail,” supports the civil rights movement and social justice. He supports this claim by first telling the people that they will attain freedom because it is their God given will, then by praising the ones who were standing up for their freedom, and finally giving the American people hope about the future. Through King’s use of tone, rhetorical appeals, and

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote an argumentative persuasive essay, the “Letter from Birmingham Jail” on April 16, 1963. King had written this letter to address and respond to the criticism made by the white clergymen. The letter was an approach to end racism and hatred in a non-violent manner. The non-violent movement was organized by King and his pro-black organization called “The Southern Christian Leadership Conference”. King and his pro-black organization group presented the essay to argue non-violent

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    rights of many. Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and John F. Kennedy were men fighting for the rights of the African Americans. Dr. King wrote many speeches but the ones that stick out to everyone are “I Have a Dream” and his “Letter from Birmingham City Jail”. In a world where you are judge by the color of your skin but not by what kind of person you are you have to work for your freedom, and that is what the African American people did to get their rights. I think it was the most inhuman thing

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    Martin Luther King Jr.'s Letter from Birmingham Jail Martin Luther King Jr. writes the Clergymen that have written him a letter disputing his actions in Birmingham. King is disturbed and offended by the Clergymen disagreeing with his purpose in Birmingham. King say he normally does not respond to criticism because it would waste to much precious time, but since these were men of good will he wanted to give his answers to their statements. In King's letter he appeals to many emotions as pathos

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