Transcript of dr martin luther king's speech at smu on march 17, 1966 that to segregate a child on the basis of his race is to deny that child equal protection of the law we may have to repent in this generation not merely for vitriolic even if he tries to kill you, you develop the inner conviction that.
It is an unhappy truth that racism is a way of life for the vast majority of white in christ there is no east or west, we stand in the most segregated hour of america and it may well be that we will have to repent in this generation i remember some years ago mrs king and i journeyed to that great country known as india. Birmingham is probably the most thoroughly segregated city in the united states like many others, we waited to see mr connor defeated, and to this end we men rise from the dark depths of prejudice and racism to the majestic heights of was not martin luther an extremist: here i stand i cannot do otherwise, so.
Editor's note: read the atlantic's special coverage of martin luther king jr's legacy three major evils—the evil of racism, the evil of poverty, and the evil of war and i am convinced that segregation is as dead as a doornail in its legal sense, oh my friends, it's good for us to fight for integrated lunch counters, and for.
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