MARTIN LUTHER KING’S LETTER FROM BIRMINGHAM JAIL ALABAMA, USA, READ BY DR KING (1963)

January 28, 2022

From the Birmingham jail, where he was imprisoned as a participant in nonviolent demonstrations against segregation, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., wrote in longhand the letter which follows. It was his response to a public statement of concern and caution issued by eight white religious leaders of the South. Dr. King, who was born in 1929, did his undergraduate work at Morehouse College; attended the integrated Crozer Theological Seminary in Chester, Pennsylvania, one of six black pupils among a hundred students, and the president of his class; and won a fellowship to Boston University for his Ph.D“: The Atlantic Monthly; August 1963; The Negro Is Your Brother; Volume 212, No. 2; pages 78 – 88.

Audio only (with subtitles).

Duration: 55M 17S

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Di05SvJ8utI

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