The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr - Chapter 31: The Poor People's Campaign, Chapter 32: Unfulfilled Dreams Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 31: The Poor People's Campaign, Chapter 32: Unfulfilled Dreams Summary and Analysis

In November 1967, the SCLC decides to push for more help to the poor, to give jobs to all and guarantee a decent guaranteed income. They want to bring out the materialism of the United States for criticism. They use tactics that do not depend on waiting on the government for help. They find ways to pressure political leaders. King gives dozens of speeches in Memphis in March 1968 on behalf of anti-poverty policies and the aid of government employees, like sanitation workers. King argues that a Christian must be committed to helping the poor.

The last chapter of the book is a string of speeches and writings of King on unfulfilled dreams of the civil rights movement. He wants his legacy to be one of justice and of...

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