+Acumen: Martin Luther King’s Letter from Birmingham Jail
Issues of injustice persist in our world today and require urgent action. Yet conversations around race, activism, extremism and justice can be difficult to have. This course will equip you to lead a discussion on these important and challenging topics by using Martin Luther King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” as a springboard. The discussion guide provided in this course will help you explore MLK’s arguments, dissect his masterful use of rhetoric, and come to a better understanding of how to address issues of social injustice in the present time and in your own community.
SECTION 1: INDIVIDUAL PREPARATION SECTION 2: TEAM MEETING USING DISCUSSION GUIDE SECTION 3: VIRTUAL SHARING WITH THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY
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