Letter From Birmingham Jail By Martin Luther King

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A man’s hope for a change doesn’t grow weary: a change never comes about without a fight, a fight that most times involves violence, either a direct or an indirect violence. One such man, a pastor, a leader of the southern Christian leadership conference, and an author Martin Luther King Jr , wrote “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” written on April 12, 1963 in the Birmingham jail. He claim against the injustice towards the black community in the United States, especially in the southern part and sets up an elite case for equality for all races using biblical, philosophical, and political references. King uses emotional appeals, ethical appeals, and logical appeals to persuade his hostile ministers from Birmingham throughout his letter, which is effective because it 's convincing to his comrades and the United States as a whole.
In his letter, King first sets the stage by writing his letter in the open to the eight white ministers in
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King associates himself with every black person dead or alive to make a point that segregation does not pass away or end just like the end of one generation or another. King points out the injustice that white folks have inflicted on blacks, and the injustice timelessness has reached its limit. Because “…when you have seen vicious mobs lynch your mothers and fathers at will and drown your sisters and brothers at whim” (King, 12). “When you have seen hate-filled policemen curse, kick, brutalize, and even kill your black brothers and sisters with impunity” (King, 12). It portrays how black people are disgust of the “wait,” with injustice, brutality, and segregation towards their community. King uses “when you have seen your” to stress why the black community cannot longer wait. King uses pathos to evoke his audience emotions, and to point out the issue of racial segregation has existed for decades and

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