• APG Unit 3 -"Letter From Birmingham Jail", by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    On April 12, 1963 King was arrested for breaking an Alabama injunction against demonstrations in
    Birmingham. He was placed in solitary confinement and on April 16th he read a letter from Alabama clergymen
    published in the New York Times in which they criticized King and the Birmingham Movement for inciting civil
    disturbances. King wrote his response along the margin of the paper. The following version has been edited .

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