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Martin luther king, jr's letter from birmingham jail and the public statement of the white birmingham clergymen make a natural pairing for a discussion of the pros. Since king was, in part, famous for — letter from birmingham jail, 16 april 1963 a biography of civil rights leader martin luther king jr. 1 martin luther king letter from birmingham jail (1963) [abridged] april 16, 1963 my dear fellow clergymen, while confined here in the birmingham city jail, i came. Mccombs management professor james fredrickson has been using martin luther king, jr's letter from a birmingham jail in his mba art of leadership class. The rev martin luther king jr began writing the “letter from a birmingham jail” in the margins of newspapers, on scraps of paper, paper towels and slips of.