Letter From Birmingham jail

Originally he was offended by this claim, but after some thinking he chose to embrace the title of an extremist. Through a series of rhetorical questions King explained how he is going to be an extremist for good instead of bad. Later on in the paragraph Dry. King would d relate himself to many historical extremists. He compared himself to Jesus Christ who fought t to spread the gospel around the globe, Abraham Lincoln who fought to abolish slavery in the United States, and also he compared himself to Martin Luther who fought to spread Lutheran miss throughout Europe in the early sass.

He is the one who would go down in history as the next great extremist for fighting for civil rights in the United States and succeeding. Furthermore, King would refute the claims of being an outside in Birmingham Alabama. He says in the letter, because he is a citizen of the United States of America TFH at he has every legal right to be anywhere within the United States. He compared himself to I he Apostle Paul. Paul would travel around Europe and preach the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Paul may not have been wanted in the place that he was in just like Dry. King, but neither Paul no Martin Luther King had to leave because there were no laws prohibiting them from being TTL- ere. Also Dry. King was invited to Birmingham to protest for civil rights. He said ”Several ms nth ago the affiliate here in Birmingham asked us to be on call to engage in a nonviolent erect action program”. Finally, Martin Luther King would refute claims of his protests being untimely Dry.

King shows in his letter that there is no more time that the African American people e can spend waiting. King shows in his writing that there was no stopping them. He says IR the letter, ”Suddenly you find your speech stammering as you seek to explain to your is year old daughter why she cannot go to the local amusement park because it is close( to colored children”. King shows that he cannot this pain anymore, and that it needs to e put to a stop. King also cannot let the government keep pushing back their protests

He use s an analogy that compared Asia and Africa who have equality for all to moving at jet like s peed and the United states to Moving at a horse and buggy pace because we are still fighting g to get a cup of coffee at a lunch counter. To conclude, King refutes these claims in a very educated manner showing the at the United States has run out excuses to stop their protests. Dry King. Refutes loams of being an extremist, an outsider in Birmingham, and being untimely with his protest .’,’Martin Luther King’),

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