English Final proposal - Copy

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Houston Scarborough Engl 265 Final Essay Project Assignment Dr. Watkins 11/23/09 Topic: The purpose of this research paper is to highlight the similarities between King’s orchestration of the Birmingham protest which culminated in his writing of Letter from Birmingham Jail and the protest in support of the Memphis sanitation workers, which ultimately lead to King’s assassination. This paper will compare and contrast the outrage and dissatisfaction citizens shared towards their governments’ lack of effort in facilitating their cause of free speech. Comparisons will be made between the nonviolent direct action taken in Birmingham and the nonviolent protest led by King in Memphis after the deaths of sanitation workers and days without pay for the city’s workers. Thesis: What parallels are there between the Birmingham protest and the Memphis protest? And what differences culminated in the drastic outcomes of the two events. In other words what caused the Memphis protest to go astray? This is unique because the combined factual information will present a
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2010 for the course ENGL 151 taught by Professor Dolphin during the Spring '08 term at Rhodes.

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