Quotes from “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” by Martin Luther King, Jr. « An Absolution Revolution – oraculum seditionis

January 19, 2009

martin luther king

…the sad truth seems to be that we have so emphasized King as a ‘nice guy’ with a dream that people will ‘be nice to each other’ that we have lost track of how radical a figure he really was, how dangerous he was to unjust power structures, and the precise reasons why he became so influential in his time.