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A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr Chapter Summary & Analysis - Facing the Challenge of a New Age Summary

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Facing the Challenge of a New Age Summary and Analysis

Dr. King stated that this time was momentous, filled with hope that a new social order was being born. This time appeared to be ugly, and difficult, as uprisings and discontent spread across the world. The American struggle for freedom was a part of this worldwide search for freedom and equity. In the United States, the old orders of segregation and discrimination were beginning to be transformed. One challenge was to rise above individualism, and become a member of a broader community. Another was to be excellent in whatever endeavor he was participating in. A third object was to move from hate and bitterness using a love of all humanity. This comes from the use of nonviolent strategies, learning to hate the action while loving the actor.

Dr. King reminded his listeners that...

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