Nonviolent Resistance in "Stride Towards Freedom" by Martin Luther King, Jr
In Martin Luther King, Jr.'s selection, Nonviolent Resistance which first appeared in 1958 as a part of his book Stride Towards Freedom, he describes the processes people follow as they confront their situation. There are three ways he explained how oppressed people can deal with their situation. The different processes that are opened to the oppressed people are acquiescence, violence, and nonviolent resistance. Martin Luther King, Jr. does not approve the first two processes because they are both immoral and impractical.
He absolutely detests the process of acquiescence because it me…