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Why We Can’t Wait

Why We Can't Wait by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jan 11, 2011
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“No child should graduate from high school without having read this book. In telling the story of the third American Revolution, it is as integral to American history as the Declaration of Independence.”—Jesse Jackson

Table Of Contents

Introduction by Dorothy Cotton
1964 Introduction by Martin Luther King, Jr.
I The Negro Revolution—Why 1963?
II The Sword That Heals 21
III Bull Connor’s Birmingham 47
IV New Day in Birmingham 63
V Letter from Birmingham Jail 85
VI Black and White Together 111
VII The Summer of Our Discontent 129
VIII The Days to Come
Selected Bibliography

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