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A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr Chapter Summary & Analysis - Kenneth B. Clark Interview Summary

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Kenneth B. Clark Interview Summary and Analysis

Dr. King told Mr. Clark that he had been arrested fourteen times. He had been in new jails and very old jails. The jail keepers ranged from kind and courteous to callous and venomous in actions and speech. The only violence he was subjected to was cruel and foul language. All the jails were segregated. Perhaps jails would be the last place to be integrated.

Dr. King discussed nonviolence and the ethic of loving others. Nonviolent direct action is a realistic method that makes obsolete hatred and violence in every way. Acceptance of the strategy necessitates nonviolent thoughts and actions as a way of life, accepting violence without retaliation. It works on the conscious of aggressors. They have no way to respond. The love ethic taught by Dr. King refers to love of man, understanding and loving the person...

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