Comparaison of civil disobedience – History
Please read the excerpt from Henry David Thoreau’s ‘On Civil Disobedience’ attached. How is Thoreau’s concept of evil disobedience both similar and different to Martin Luther King Jr’s? Compare and contrast Thoreau’s ‘On Civil Disobedience’ with Martin Luther King Jr’s ‘Letter from a Birmingham Jail’ (also attached).
4/19/2014 Letter from a Birmingham Jail [King, Jr.]
AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER – UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
“Letter from a Birmingham Jail [King, Jr.]”
16 April 1963
My Dear Fellow Clergymen: