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No_to_racismThis website is brand new. To follow our longer term discussion, CLICK HERE.  And check back to this site shortly for more writing, videos, links to events, and suggestions for community action. To set the tone, read these excerpts from

THE MONTGOMERY, ALA., BUS BOYCOTT, DEC. 5, 1955, KING’S FIRST MAJOR SPEECH AS A CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER:

“There comes a time when people get tired. We are here this evening to say to those who have mistreated us so long that we are tired — tired of being segregated and humiliated; tired of being kicked about by the brutal feet of oppression. …

“We have no alternative but to protest. For many years, we have shown amazing patience. We have sometimes given our white brothers the feeling that we liked the way we were being treated. But we come here tonight to be saved, to be saved from the patience that makes us patient with anything less than freedom and justice. …

 

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