Why We Can't Wait

Why We Can't Wait

Book - 2000
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This paperback reissue of a classic not only examines King's Birmingham campaign for civil rights, but the history of the struggle and the tasks that await future generations fighting for equality. New Afterword by Rev. Jesse Jackson. Reissue.
Publisher: New York : Signet Classic, 2000.
ISBN: 9780451527530
Branch Call Number: 305.8607 Kin
Characteristics: x, 166 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 18 cm.
Additional Contributors: Jackson, Jesse 1941-


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King expands on the ideas first presented in his "Letter from Birmingham Jail." He provides his account of the nonviolent direct-action campaign in Birmingham, an outline of why the civil rights movement was gaining strength in the early 1960's and why black people could not wait for wh... Read More »

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