“We know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor, it must be demanded by the oppressed.”

MEMORABLE QUOTES, 5 Apr 2021

Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr – TRANSCEND Media Service

—”Letter From Birmingham Jail,” April 16, 1963

Martin Luther King Jr. was an African American, Baptist minister, and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968 in the USA.

Mug shots of Martin Luther King Jr. following his 1963 arrest in Birmingham, Ala., for protesting the treatment of blacks. (Wikimedia)


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