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Name:Class:"Untitled"by Grant Durr is licensed under CC0.Letter from Birmingham JailBy Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.1963In 1963, civil rights activists, including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gathered in Birmingham, Alabama, to protestracism and discrimination against African Americans. In response, the city declared that any protests ordemonstrations were illegal. Dr. King and many others continued to protest and were arrested. A group of whitereligious leaders wrote a letter criticizing Dr. King for causing unrest in the city, and their letter was published inthe local newspaper. While in jail, Dr. King wrote a response and gave the letter to his lawyers, who publishedwhat is now known as the famous "Letter from Birmingham Jail." The following text contains language that somemay find offensive.As you read, identify how Dr. King responds to the white religious leaders and how hechallenges their arguments.My dear fellow clergymen,1While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, Icame ac...