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Unformatted text preview: M’tyma McNeal English 802 William Gonch October 2 nd , 2010 Assignment 2: Argument and Counter-Argument Throughout history there have been many examples of when one group or individual is forced or pressured to separate themselves from another group. In Martin Luther King Jr.‘s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” he gives many reasons why separation of individuals in a society and culture can lead to suffering of a large number of people. The African American struggle for Civil Rights is a prime example of how the separation of black from white people affected the entire black community and caused major suffering for them. Most recently in the United States people of Middle Eastern decent have been affected both directly and indirectly by separation. Martin Luther King Jr.’s stated in his letter, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere…Whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly” (473). This quote alone represents my argument that even if an individual is not directly affected by an action they will...
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course ENGLISH 802 taught by Professor Frankfucile during the Spring '11 term at Temple.
- Spring '11