Martin Luther King.

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LETTER FROM BIRMINGHAM JAIL:

  • Problems highlighted:
    • White people were not allowing justice.
    • Leaders weren't willing to negotiate.
    • Whites went back on their promises and religious morals.
    • Blacks were scared to make a stand.
  • Tactics used:
    • Non-violent protests - sit ins and boycotts.
  • Solution suggested:
    • Blacks need to stand up for themselves.
  • Who would it appeal to?
    • Black politicians.
    • White supporters.
  • Would it be successful?
    • Highlights negatives but poses no threats.

MARCH ON WASHINGTON:

  • Problems highlighted:
    • Highlights conditions blacks were living in.
    • Brutality of the police.
    • Desegregation.

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