Why We Can't Wait Short Essay - Answer Key

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1. In the introduction of Why We Can't Wait, MLK mentions that he sees a young Negro boy. Describe the setting that MLK describes for this boy.

The young Negro boy is sitting on a stoop in front of an apartment building in Harlem. The place stinks of garbage, and drunks, jobless, and junkies are figures in his everyday world. The boy's father is jobless, and his mother works for a family in Long Island.

2. In the introduction of Why We Can't Wait, MLK talks about a young Negro girl. Describe the setting that MLK describes for this girl.

The girl that MLK describes in the introduction of the book is sitting on the stoop of a rickety house in Birmingham. The house needs paint, and the roof looks like it might cave in. The girl is forced to play the role of mother to six small children because their mother died in a car accident.

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