Luther King's Letter From Birmingham Jail: Case Analysis

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he campaign for civil rights of African Americans not only started in 1955, but in that decade became a dominant force achieving its objectives centuries ago.
These events were made possible thanks to the stimulus-response communication. The mass was persuaded with great success but also has failed in other details, especially the last period when he had lost control of the situation, from a peaceful campaign to violent terms. The characteristics of the audience were generally similar, in this case a community of black men fighting for their rights as provided for the constitution of their country. They were mostly descendants of slaves, so loaded with very strong stigmas of several generations and with great psychological burden. The scheme of cause and effect of the hypodermic needle model had good impact, since on several occasions had achieved
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You can clearly feel the need to declare the findings of fact about the campaign, when writing Luther King his "Letter from Birmingham Jail", which expresses among other things that: "Any non-violent campaign has four basic phases: first meeting of the necessary data to determine whether injustices exist, then the negotiation, finally, direct and action ", then self-purification. "... Would present our very bodies as a means of exposing our case before the conscience of the community ..." "Nonviolent direct action seeks to create such a crisis and foster such a tension that a community which has constantly refused to negotiate It is forced to deal with this problem. " we "Just as Socrates felt that it was necessary to create a tension in the mind so that individuals could rise reliance on myths and half-truths to enter the free exhibition of creative analysis and objective appraisal, well, understand the need for "gadflies" nonviolent creators of social tension

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