Nation: King Moves North

Things being relatively quiet in the South, Martin Luther King marched in the North.

In a speech before the New York City bar association, King strongly suggested that civil rights groups have a right to defy law—if only because "they had no part in making" so many laws that affect Negroes. What the U.S. needs, King said, is a "divine discontent." He spoke of his own "maladjustment" to segregation, religious bigotry, the "madness of militarism" and "the self-defeating effects of physical violence," half-jokingly urged the formation of an "International Association for the Advancement...

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