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  • How MLK and the SCLC were able to highlight racial discrimination against Black Americans in the years 1957 to 1963
    • MLK travelled across the country and around the world giving lectures on non-violent progress and civil rights
    • Their movements highlighted the major areas of discrimination against black Americans in the souther states.
    • MLK wrote 'A letter from Birmingham' Jail'  to highlight his non violent civil rights credentials - this reached national media coverage,
    • MLK highlighted the segregation and violence against young protestors at Birmingham, 1963
    • They helped to publicise and expose racial inequality and force a reluctant federal government to act.
    • When Birmingham, Alabama was publicised on television, they wete able to pressure the federal government into action to protect civil rights protestotrs and implement change.


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