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A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr - Our God is marching On! Summary & Analysis

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After several days of marching from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, the marchers' feet were sore and their bodies were tired, but their souls were rested. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 provided a portion of dignity, but without the vote, it lacked strength. Nonviolent resistance was exercised once more in the midst of brutality fed by a dying order of racists. People from every faith and race came to Selma to join the march and face the dangers. The nation watched the confrontation in the small community between good and evil. Dr. King paid deep respect to the whites who cherish democracy enough to join the battle for freedom.

Segregation was on its deathbed. All people would receive the right to vote, freeing the poor of all races. People were moving toward the ballot box, freedom from injustice...

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