Letter of Appreciation to MLK from Mrs. A.M.Digilio


In this letter, Mrs. A.M. Digilio writes to Dr. King. Along with her expressions of appreciation, she admits to being one of the millions of whites who have "prayerfully" followed Dr. King's work. Mrs. Digilio states that Dr. King has been a voice to those of the "inarticulate working class", both white and black. She speaks of the unfortunate decline of morality amongst Americans and the necessary Christian might to rectify it. Mrs. Digilio further compares Dr. King's plight to that of Jesus Christ, even foreshadowing the possibility of being "crucified".

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Friday, July 30, 1965
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