Posts tagged Martin Luther King
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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