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Why We Can't Wait

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - Author

Jesse Jackson - Afterword by

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ISBN 9780451527530 | 240 pages | 01 Jan 2000 | Signet Classic | 4.37 x 6.81in | 18 - AND UP
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In this compelling account of the struggle for civil rights in segregated Birmingham, Alabama, and assessment of the work ahead to bring about full equality for African Americans, Dr. King offers analysis of the events that propelled the Civil Rights movement to the forefront of American consciousness. Why We Can't Wait is an enduring testament to the wise and courageous vision of Martin Luther King, Jr.

With an Afterword by Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.

Introduction
1. The Negro Revolution - Why 1963?
2. The Sword That Heals
3. Bull Connor's Birmingham
4. New Day in Birmingham
5. Letter from Birmingham Jail
6. Black and White Together
7. The Summer of Our Discontent
8. The Days to Come

Afterword
Selected Bibliography
Index