“Letter From a Birmingham Jail,”


How does Martin Luther King Jr. see white moderate Christians?

Reading: Read Martin Luther King Jr., “Letter From a Birmingham Jail,” https://www.africa.upenn.edu/Articles_Gen/Letter_Birmingham.html (Links to an external site.)

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Watch: Episode 2, “The Black Church,” 0:00-58:00, https://www.pbs.org/weta/black-church/watch/.

Discussion: Complete the discussion questions on Canvas and respond to at least one fellow student.


1. Why does Martin Luther King Jr. believe that white moderate Christians are worse than openly racist Christians? Do you agree? Why or why not?

2. According to Martin Luther King Jr., what is the difference between a just and an unjust law? Why does this distinction matter?

3. After reading “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” and watching “The Black Church,” do you think Christianity was more helpful or more harmful to the civil rights movement? Why?


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