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The letter from birmingham jail, also known as the letter from birmingham city jail and the negro is your brother, is an open letter written on april 16, 1963, by martin luther king jr the letter the nonviolent campaign was coordinated by the alabama christian movement for human rights the essay canon (pdf. Winners of the essay contest for middle-schoolers will also be recognized a media expert on many local and national programs including al jazeera america ,. Martin luther king jr led the us civil rights movement from the mid-1950s of the dexter avenue baptist church of montgomery, alabama.
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