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A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Current Crisis in Race Relations Summary

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The Current Crisis in Race Relations Summary and Analysis

Dr. King decried "... the ultimate tragedy of segregation. It not only harms one physically, but it injures one spiritually. It scars the soul and distorts the personality. It inflicts the segregator with a false sense of superiority while inflicting the segregated with a false sense of inferiority" (p. 85). The struggle, now begun, would continue to the finish. The constant challenge was to stay committed to nonviolence. He believed this would prevent an increase of hatred.

Faith in Jesus kept the resisters going. They knew that God and the moral universe seek justice. Truth always rises. The greatest moral dilemma was that in order to remain true to the gospel of Jesus Christ, ministers throughout the country must take a stand against segregation. A few courageous ministers in Atlanta signed a statement seeking an end to...

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