Key Insights From:
Letter From Birmingham Jail
- A successful nonviolent movement will contain four steps.
- Tension is not categorically evil.
- The word “wait” comes easily to those who have never felt the pain of segregation.
- It is just to obey just laws, and it is just to disobey unjust laws.
- White moderates harm the cause of black freedom more than the KKK.
- “Extremism” both is and isn’t a fair characterization of nonviolent protest.