The Question and Answer section for Letter From Birmingham Jail is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
For Dr. King, self-purification was a conscious acknowledgment that great personal sacrifices are needed for the sake of their cause.
Martin Luther King Junior was not content with convincing people in his hometown that the rights of black people was integral to the American identity. Like the Apostle Paul, King wanted to carry his message far and wide across the country so...
Dr. King emulated people like Mahatma Gandhi, who brought down the British Empire in India, through non-violent resistance.