Dr. Martin Luther King

Mass Mobilization and Tools of Change

Mass Mobilization and Tools of Change

2017-01-20 00:00:00

Because enslaved Africans were known to attack their masters, burn plantation crops, destroy farm equipment and organize insurrections, laws governing their conduct called “slave codes” placed severe limits on when they were allowed to congregate. The very idea of Africans meeting in groups of three or more for purposes other than religious worship terrified the slave-owning class.

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