Documents in Detail: MLK’s Letter from Birmingham City Jail
Published February 16, 2017
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    The second episode in our pilot webinar series, , aired live on 15 February, with a focus on MLK's , of 1963. Among a variety of issues and topics, the program delved into the historical context around the letter, its perceived and actual audience, and the particulars of King's citing of Abraham Lincoln in the letter. Teachers also asked questions about the role of King's faith in the content and wording of the letter, and King's relationship with other Civil Rights leaders, namely Malcolm X and Elijah Muhammad. The post Documents in Detail: MLK’s Letter from Birmingham City Jail appeared first on Teaching American History.
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