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|Creator:||Bass, S. Jonathan|
|Title:||"Letter from Birmingham Jail"|
|Date:||2007 Nov. 9|
Encyclopedia article about the "Letter from Birmingham Jail" written by Martin Luther King, Jr. during eight days he was imprisoned in Birmingham, Alabama, in April 1963. King had been arrested along with other civil rights leaders on Good Friday, April 12, for violating a court injunction prohibiting civil rights demonstrations in the city. King's letter was written in response to a public statement made by eight white clergymen questioning the timing and methods of the civil rights demonstrations.
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|Types:||Articles | Interactive Resource|
|Subjects:||King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968. Letter from Birmingham jail | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Imprisonment | Civil rights movements--Alabama--Birmingham | Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama--Birmingham | African American civil rights workers--Alabama--Birmingham | Civil rights workers--Alabama--Birmingham | African American clergy--Alabama--Birmingham | Clergy--Alabama--Birmingham | Civil disobedience--Alabama--Birmingham | African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama--Birmingham | Civil rights--Alabama--Birmingham | African Americans--Alabama--Birmingham | African Americans--Segregation--Alabama--Birmingham | Segregation--Alabama--Birmingham | Race discrimination--Alabama--Birmingham | Birmingham (Ala.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | Protest literature | Project C, Birmingham, Ala., 1963 | Imprisonment--Alabama--Birmingham | Jails--Alabama--Birmingham | African American political activists--Alabama--Birmingham | Political activists--Alabama--Birmingham | Christians--Alabama--Birmingham--Political activity | Birmingham (Ala.) | Jefferson County (Ala.)|
|Collection:||Encyclopedia of Alabama|
|Institution:||Encyclopedia of Alabama|
|Contributors:||Encyclopedia of Alabama (Project)|
|Online Publisher:||[Auburn, Ala.] : Alabama Humanities Foundation and Auburn University | 2007-11-09|
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