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MLK's “militant,” “coercive” and “realistic” version of nonviolence overcame the weaknesses of passive resistance.

Understanding the radicalism of Martin Luther King Jr.’s nonviolent resistance… King pursued a distinctly leftist program, including alliances with a then-powerful labor movement and a militant dedication to equality in housing and the criminal justice system — two areas where racial inequalities have in many ways become more pronounced than they were in King’s day.

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