Why we can't wait

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Boston, Massachusetts : Beacon Press, [2010].
Shirlington - Adult Nonfiction  1 available
305.896 KING


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xiii, 193 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm.
9780807001127, 0807001120, 9780807001141, 0807001147


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Originally published: New York : Harper & Row, 1964.
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Introduction by Dorothy Cotton copyright 2010.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Dr. King's best-selling account of the civil rights movement in Birmingham during the spring and summer of 1963. Often applauded as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s most incisive and eloquent book, Why We Can't Wait recounts the Birmingham campaign in vivid detail, while underscoring why 1963 was such a crucial year for the civil rights movement. During this time, Birmingham, Alabama, was perhaps the most racially segregated city in the United States, but the campaign launched by Fred Shuttlesworth, King, and others demonstrated to the world the power of nonviolent direct action. King examines the history of the civil rights struggle and the tasks that future generations must accomplish to bring about full equality. The book also includes the extraordinary "Letter from Birmingham Jail," which King wrote in April of 1963.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

King, M. L. (2010). Why we can't wait . Beacon Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

King, Martin Luther, 1929-1968. 2010. Why We Can't Wait. Boston, Massachusetts: Beacon Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

King, Martin Luther, 1929-1968. Why We Can't Wait Boston, Massachusetts: Beacon Press, 2010.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

King, Martin Luther. Why We Can't Wait Beacon Press, 2010.

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