Essays Tagged: "birmingham alabama"

Why we cant wait, Martin Luther King Jr. This is basically about the book, although I have thrown in a few desciptions of the times in which he lived, to better understand the era.

me to think that I could. This book was essentially about the struggles of the African-Americans in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963. To be black, and in Alabama at that time was, "suicide" (MLK 134). But ...

(5 pages) 138 1 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Martin Luther King. Speaks of "Letter from Birmingham jail"

Rhetoric IMartin Luther King Jr.'s brilliant dissertation, 'Letter from Birmingham Jail', details injustice, segregation, and inequality in Birmingham, Alabama, 'probably t ... rhetorical questions, King uses both anaphora and epistrophe frequently throughout his 'Letter from Birmingham Jail'. 'Was not Jesus an extremist for love: Love your enemies, bless them that curse you ...

(3 pages) 350 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Business Plan for a full-service multi-sport complex.

e Premiere Courts will be a full-service multi-sport complex situated along Greensprings Highway in Birmingham, Alabama. There are currently no other sports facilities like this one anywhere in the Bi ... ourts are as follows:1.Marketing: Our objective is to make The Premiere Courts a common name in the Birmingham area and creatively market our services to each segment in our market.2.Location and atmo ...

(10 pages) 466 0 4.1 Oct/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Martin Luther King Jrs argument for a new community based on the segregation in the south

and distrust it is sometimes necessary for one man to step in and provide arguments for new ideas. Birmingham, Alabama felt this hate and distrust between people of black and white heritage in the ea ... g Jr. responds to the "Public Statement by Eight Alabama Clergymen" with his document, "Letter from Birmingham Jail". King argues for a new community of equality by citing problems with the white chur ...

(4 pages) 100 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Condoleezza Rice.

Condoleezza Rice was born on November 14, 1954 in Birmingham, Alabama. She has often said that to get ahead she had to be "twice as good" and her chil ...

(2 pages) 73 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

A Review of "A Dangerous Business". Lowell Bergmann & David Barstow. New York Times. PBS Frontline. 2003

e that aired in January 2003. The nine-month investigation in particular dealt with McWane, Inc. of Birmingham, Alabama, the parent non-public company that owns Tyler Pipe in Tyler, Texas and a host o ...

(3 pages) 64 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Civil disobedience according to Martin Luther King Jr. and Emma Goldman

Martin Luther King lead the civil rights movement in the late 50's to late 60's. In 1963 he went to Birmingham, Alabama in a nonviolent campaign against racial segregation. He was tired of watching th ... be considered an outsider anywhere within its bounds."The Negro leaders tried to negotiate with the Birmingham economic community, but promises were only broken. So the Negro community prepared for th ...

(5 pages) 88 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Disobeying a Law

Martin Luther King Jr. wrote "Letter from Birmingham City Jail" while he was incarcerated in Birmingham, Alabama. The reason for King being in ... l was due to him breaking the law of "parading without a permit" (844). When he wrote this letter, "Birmingham was one of the most rigidly segregated cities in the South, although African Americans ma ... gated should have been obligated to disobey these laws.Works CitedKing, Martin Luther. "Letter from Birmingham City Jail." 1963. Literature and Ourselves. Eds. Gloria Henderson, Bill Day, and Sandra W ...

(4 pages) 113 1 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

"Letter From A Birmingham Jail" - Passage Analysis Assignment

On Good Friday in 1963, 53 blacks, led by Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., marched into downtown Birmingham, Alabama, to protest the existing segregation laws. All were arrested. This caused the cl ... demonstrations. In response to their letter, King wrote back in what would be titled "Letter From A Birmingham Jail". Especially prevalent in the letter are Aristotle's appeals, which include logos, e ...

(4 pages) 215 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Heating Up the Big Apple

reporting a freezing temperature in the East, sometimes even after locations like Atlanta, Georgia; Birmingham, Alabama; Richmond, Virginia; and Charlotte, North Carolina. The "straw that broke our ca ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Dirty South Write an essay about a confilcting time in history. Use notes,interviews, and personal experiences.

The Dirty SouthDuring the times of the Civil Rights Movement the black communities of Birmingham, Alabama suffered severely due to the notorious acts of racism geared towards them simply ... te community and especially from the Clan. The September 15, 1963 racially motivated bombing of the Birmingham's Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, which resulted in the deaths of four innocent black gi ... was one of the darkest moments of the Civil Rights Movement and perhaps one of the darkest days in Birmingham, Alabama's history. Betty Blackman was born and raised in Birmingham. Her life was engulf ...

(6 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


LETTER FROM BIRMINGHAM JAIL RESPONSE.Martin Luther King Jr.'s revealing, 'Letter from Birmingham Jail', delves i ... 's revealing, 'Letter from Birmingham Jail', delves into the segregation, injustice and violence of Birmingham, Alabama, "probably the most thoroughly segregated city in the United States"(Inquiry, p. ... n the United States"(Inquiry, p.#391, paragraph 6) In response to criticism from eight clergymen of Birmingham, King details the process of preparation for the nonviolent protest that took place in Bi ...

(1 pages) 163 1 3.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Letter from Birmingham Jail.

The "Letter from Birmingham Jail" as a speech to the white Americans.Martin Luther King wrote his "Letter from Birmin ... in 1963, while being arrested for non-permitted parading in a protest against racial segregation in Birmingham, Alabama. In the letter, the biggest amount of criticism was addressed to the fellow cler ... tly, he justifies the right choice of place and time for the protests. "But more basically, I am in Birmingham because injustice is here." This introduces us into his basic argument: the racial segreg ...

(2 pages) 138 0 3.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Martin Luther King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail"

"Letter from Birmingham" Lina Sandoval Birmingham 1963 Martin Luther King Jr., is one of the most recognized, if ... hes on the civil rights movement, but one piece stands out as one of his best writings. Letter from Birmingham was an intriguing letter written by King in jail in the city of Birmingham, Alabama. He w ... He was responding to a letter which was written by eight Alabama Clergyman that was published in a Birmingham Alabama newspaper in 1963, regarding the demonstrations which were occurring to stop segr ...

(4 pages) 124 0 4.1 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Dr. Martin Luther King's "Letter from a Birmingham Jail" : The Unfairness of State Laws

In his letter to local clergymen which he wrote from a jail in Birmingham Alabama, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave many examples to justify the breaking of Alabama ... eeding King's arrest would not have occured. But as it was, the unjust laws that had been set up in Birmingham left the African American community with, "no other alternative" Likewise, if the leaders ...

(2 pages) 66 0 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

M.L.K. vs. Clergymen of Alabama Position Paper.

It is my opinion that Martin Luther King Jr. had every right to demonstrate in Birmingham, Alabama and his intentions were fully justified. M.L.K. explains in his letter from Birm ... ntions were fully justified. M.L.K. explains in his letter from Birmingham Jail to the clergymen of Birmingham in April 1963, every aspect of the process, which led to his civil rights actions. In thi ... United States at this time.At the beginning of his letter Dr. King explains that he was invited to Birmingham by the Alabama Christian Movement for Civil Rights to engage in a nonviolent direct-actio ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Martin Luther King Jr. “Letter From Birmingham Jail”

Martin Luther King's use of figurative language in "Letter from Birmingham Jail"� is an effective way for him to reinforce his thesis about non-violent prote ... s formed in 1957. He was arrested for protests of a non-violent nature against racial injustices in Birmingham, Alabama and wrote this letter to the eight Alabama clergymen while in jail. Through the ... ing appeals to the emotions of the people thorough his use of pathos. He explains that he is in the Birmingham jail because of injustices that took place in Birmingham Alabama. He says: Just as the pr ...

(5 pages) 61 0 5.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Letter From Birmingham Jail

reader has to do is remember the epigram to understand the gist of the paragraph. In ?A Letter From Birmingham Jail,? Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., uses epigrams to sum up his arguments, and to leave t ... ams to sum up his arguments, and to leave the reader with a effect of resonance.King?s ?Letter From Birmingham City Jail? was written on April 16, 1963, while King was imprisoned for participating in ...

(3 pages) 54 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Real Angela Davis

e goals to give Blacks a more respectable image. Angela Davis was born on January 26,1944 in Birmingham, Alabama. She was the daughter of B. Frank a gas station owner and a schoolteacher Sally ... l rallies. In the mid-fifties Angela and her mother was involved in a civil rights demonstration in Birmingham. Angela had spent some of her summers in New York and realized things were differe ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

My Hero

can always put a smile on my face.Her name is Suzanne Gibbons, she was born on March 28, 1960 in Birmingham, Alabama. She has dark brown hair and brown eyes. My mom is tall and thin. She is very at ...

(3 pages) 27 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis