equal rights struggle toward equality - US gov

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Amina Mogaji Dr. Williams, US Government September 28 th , 2007 Equal Rights: Struggling Toward Fairness  Response As Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. clearly believed, it is in fact sometimes morally  proper to disobey the law, especially an unjust law, if it is for equality and basic human  rights for all.  Dr. King’s use of civil disobedience in order to gain equality for all black  Americans was in many ways the last resort and was the most effective in getting the  voices of many heard. All throughout history there have been instances where groups of  people use protests and civil disobedience in hopes of not only changing laws but also  in hopes of making things better for the people to whom certain laws may degrade.  As Dr. King Jr. stated the time in which he wrote the letter, black Americans had  been struggling for equality for over three hundred years and despite all their 
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This essay was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course ENGL 110 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '08 term at Virginia State University.

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