Activists in Birmingham launch Project "C" (confrontation). Led by Martin Luther King Jr, and organized by Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). Martin Luther King Jr used nonviolent action tactics to show that some laws were unfair. He believed that the actions of the police would be violent and by not reacting back to the violence then they would get sympathy from the people and show that they are not the ones causing the violence. When Martin Luther King jr got arrested it made a huge impact on the movement. "I don't know whether I can raise money to get people out of jail. I do know that I can go into jail with them." While he was in jail he wrote a piece called "Letter from Birmingham" on a newspaper, which later was read by all. This movement made a large impact and was successful.
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