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A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr Chapter Summary & Analysis - I See the Promised Land Summary

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I See the Promised Land Summary and Analysis

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke to a gathering of clergy and leaders of the civil rights movement the night before his assassination. He declared that he was happy to live in the "second half of the twentieth century" (p. 280). It was a time he would choose to live in if given a choice by God. This was a time of turmoil across the world. The goal continued to be love and nonviolent action. Economic power was available to those who united. They advised support for black institutions, banking in a savings and loan, purchasing insurance from black insurance companies, and supporting other black institutions. Even in their poverty, the blacks of the United States had greater economic strength than most countries of the world. They needed to unite in economic power.

Dr. King challenged his listeners...

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