Progress in Race Relations


In this outline for a speech, Dr. King emphasizes the need for continued work in the area of race relations. He argues that it is necessary to abolish segregation for democracy to live.

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Progress in Race Relations
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Progress in Race Relations [Underlined: (Title) Progress in Relations] I Intro[duction] ? We have come a long long [sic] way But we have a long long way to go. We must not overstress the former, because we will end up in a superficial optimism. We must not overstress the latter, because we will end up in a dead[e]ning pessimism. We must have a meaningful realism. II We have come a long long [sic] way in extending the [frontier?] of civil rights. III But we cant stop here. We have a long way to go. IV But if democracy is to live segregation must die. We must do everything in our power to get rid of it. V Some things we must do to go this additional distance. A. Get rid of the notion that we have peaceful race relations in the south. B. We must unite for action (football game). Rise above class and economic lines. C. We must move [Underlined: move] out with an active program. VI Conclusion: [Maladjusted?]
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