Answer and Explanation: King feels, in his Letter from Birmingham Jail, that the clergymen should have criticized the unjust laws that prompted the demonstration.
“You deplore the demonstrations taking place in Birmingham.
Who were the 8 clergymen?
The Eight White Clergymen in Letter from Birmingham Jail
- Names: C.C.J. Carpenter, Joseph A. Durick, Rabbi Hilton J. Grafman, Bishop Paul Hardin, Bishop Nolan B. Harmon, George M. Murray, Edward V. Ramage, Earl Stallings.
- Nickname: The “Wait”ful Eight.
- Hometown: Mostly Birmingham, but basically Alabama.
- Occupation: Clergy.
- Education: Various religious educations.
Why did King and the SCLC choose to demonstrate in Birmingham What reasons specific to Birmingham did he cite?
Why did King and the SCLC choose to demonstrate in Birmingham? They chose to demonstrate in Birmingham because they were invited to, “the affiliate here… asked us,,, to engage in a nonviolent direct action program… we readily consented”, because there was injustice there.
What are the clergymen?
noun, plural cler·gy·men. a member of the clergy. an ordained Christian minister.