Draft of Speech for SCLC in Nashville

Abstract

Dr. King is outlining a speech he later presented to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Nashville.

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Draft of Speech for SCLC in Nashville
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Outline of Speech at SCLC [Southern Christian Leadership Conference] in Nashville I. There can be no gain saying of the fact that a great social revolution is taking place in the south. It is a revolution that is sweeping away a system that has engulfed southern society [Crossed out: MS: illegible] since the supreme court rendered the famous Plesy ve[r]sus Ferguson decision. It is a revolution that is destroying an old order of paternalism and segregation, and ushering in a new order of freed and human dygnity.
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