Mlk Letter From Birmingham Jail

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The “letter from Birmingham Jail” Martin Luther King Jr. writes a convincing letter to the fellow clergymen to define the real situation of African American people and to prove that his nonviolence: direct actions are not “unwise and untimely” as they said. Although, “I have a dream” is a persuasive speech to his fellow African Americans to not lose their hope no matter how hard it is. However, both “Letter from Birmingham Jail” and “I Have a Dream” have the same theme of African American civil right.
The “letter from Birmingham Jail” is more instructive and formal letter than the speech “I Have a Dream”, because MLK uses his voice through this letter to inform them the situation of African American people in more detail. He provides reasons why he and
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In this speech, MLK persuading African American people to continue their practice of nonviolence action to acquire their happiness and dream that they had been lost for many decades. In addition, in this speech he is convincing them not to lose their highest aspiration. He says, “let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred” he means, there will be many hard time through gradually but do not practice their actions against white people violently, because the nonviolence path is most suitable and harmless path for both powered and unpowered people. Furthermore, in this speech MLK uses “Let freedom ring from” couple times that he is reminding his people how important human rights is, because he speaks “we hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal”. This word gives desire and create believes to African American people, because, they are following after the truth that no one in this world wants to live a life without the basic human right, and no one will go after the erroneous action. Therefor, there is considerable hope for them and they are “free at