Essay about Just Incase

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1. King cares about what is happening in Birmingham because he says that what affects one directly, affects all indirectly. Birmingham is one of the most segregated city in the US at that time. No one should feel like an outsider in America, according to King. So he wanted to help them out 2. They picked a time near Easter for direct action because besides Christmas time, it’s the main shopping period of the year. They wanted to bring pressure to put on the merchants that there should be changes made. 3. He insist on direct action in Birmingham because it dramatizes the issue and rings tension to the community to make a situation so that their only choice is to negotiate 4. It’s impossible for blacks to continue to “wait” because they have been waiting for more than 340 years for change, and not a lot has changed. Waiting for them means that there’s little chance for anything to ever happen. 5. Personal examples the King included was about his daughter asking questions about why things are the way they are for black people. 6. A just law is a man­made code that squares with the moral law or law of God. An unjust law is a human law that is out of harmony with moral laws. It’s important because it gives segregators false superiority 7. A law is unjust if it degrades a human’s personality 8. King says that everything Hitler did was “legal” because helping out Jews was considered “illegal” 9. King is disappointed in the white moderate because they are more devoted to order than justice. They would rather have peace, than helping blacks to the path of freedom. 10. People should not condemn direct action for leading to violence because they only brought up the tension that’s been building up. They only wanted to protect the people who were victims 11. The danger of black…