King Today

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Martin Luther King’s Letter from Birmingham Jail is an incisive response to critics, who reject his non-violent actions and demonstrations as a way to fight discrimination and injustice. Making reference to the Bible, King writes that it turns out peaceful protests are the only way to draw attention to racial injustice. Following the performance of Prayers of the People, Bill T. Jones will be moderating a conversation between a pastor from a church in southeast Amsterdam and an equal-rights activist. To what extent are King’s battle, and the issues he raised, relevant in the Netherlands today?

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