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Martin Luther King, Jr.: “Injustice must be exposed… to the light of human conscience”

Excerpt: Take a few moments to read this excerpt from Dr. Martin Luther King's Letter From Birmingham Jail.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Martin Luther King, Jr.: “One day the South will recognize its real heroes”

Excerpt: Take a few moments to read this excerpt from Dr. Martin Luther King's Letter From Birmingham Jail.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Martin Luther King, Jr.: “Anyone who lives inside the U.S. can never be considered an outsider anywhere within its bounds”

Excerpt: Take a few moments today to read this excerpt from Dr. Martin Luther Kingr, Jr.'s Letter from Birmingham Jail, in which he explains that no American can be considered to be an outsider within the boundaries of their own country.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Martin Luther King, Jr.: We have a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws

Excerpt: Today is Mar­tin Luther King Jr. Day, and like we do every year in hon­or of Dr. King’s mem­o­ry, I’m post­ing an excerpt from his Let­ter From Birm­ing­ham Jail. In these pas­sages, Dr. King is explain­ing that not all laws are cre­at­ed equal. Laws are made by humans, and humans unfor­tu­nate­ly have a long his­to­ry […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Martin Luther King, Jr.: “Justice too long delayed is justice denied”

Excerpt: Today is Mar­tin Luther King Jr. Day, and we do every year in hon­or of Dr. King’s mem­o­ry, I’m post­ing an excerpt from his Let­ter From Birm­ing­ham Jail. In these pas­sages, he is explain­ing why he has reject­ed calls to wait on advanc­ing civ­il rights. King makes the point that peo­ple who wish to expand […]
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