By Martin Luther King, Jr. In this compelling account of the struggle for civil rights in segregated Birmingham, Alabama, and assessment of the work ahead to bring about full equality for African Americans, Dr. King offers analysis of the events that propelled the Civil Rights movement to the forefront of American consciousness. Why We Can't Wait is an enduring testament to the wise and courageous vision of Martin Luther King, Jr. Signet Classics (2000), English, Paperback: 240 pages.
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929–1968), Nobel Peace Prize laureate and architect of the nonviolent civil rights movement, was among the twentieth century’s most influential figures. One of the greatest orators in U.S. history, King is the author of several books, including Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story, Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community, and The Trumpet of Conscience. His speeches, sermons, and writings are inspirational and timeless. King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968.