Why We Can’t Wait

by

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Why We Can’t Wait Symbols

Freedom Songs

The freedom songs that Dr. King and his fellow activists sang during the Birmingham campaign symbolized both the sense of hope and the resiliency that the civil rights movement adopted in its push for racial…

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The White Clergymen

The eight white clergymen who publicly criticized Dr. King and the Birmingham campaign represent the ignorance and complacency that the civil rights movement had to face from the white community in the 1950s and 1960s…

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