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Martin Luther King Jr.’s Two Arrests and Stints in Jail in Birmingham, Alabama January 18, 2016 in Institutional , Press | Tags: Martin Luther King , MLK | by petebrook | Leave a comment Martin Luther King faced criticism from clergy leaders in Birmingham Alabama for his direct actions in …
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Mar 30, 2018 · Martin Luther King Jr. spent no time in prison. He was arrested 29 times for misdemeanor offenses related to his civil rights protest. He spent brief periods in jail and was fined. Martin Luther King Jr. spent no time in prison. He was arrested 29 times for misdemeanor offenses related to his civil
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“Letter from a Birmingham Jail’ was written by Martin Luther King in the year 1963. This was an open letter written by Martin Luther King from a Birmingham jail in Alabama, where he had been imprisoned for participating in the arrangement and organization of a peaceful protest.
Martin Luther King Jr. was arrested in April with Ralph Albernathy in Birmingham Alabama for demonstrating without a permit. He spent eleven days in jail during which he wrote the Letter from Birmingham Jail.
Rev. Ralph Abernathy, left, and Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., right are taken by a policeman as they led a line of demonstrators into the business section of Birmingham, Ala., on April 12, 1963.
In 1963 Martin Luther King Jr. was arrested and sent to jail because he and others were protesting the treatment of blacks in Birmingham, Alabama. A court had ordered that King could not hold protests in Birmingham. Birmingham in 1963 was a hard place for blacks to live in. Everything was segregated, from businesses to churches to libraries.