I could never adjust to the separate waiting rooms, separate eating places, separate rest rooms, partly because the separate was always unequal, and partly because the very idea of separation did something to my sense of dignity and self-respect. —Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 1958 In this quotation, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaks out against A. civil disobedience. B. integration. C. Jim Crow laws. D. the Brown decision.

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Answered by answersmine AT 17/10/2019 - 02:57 AM

The correct answer is C. Jim Crow laws


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an activist that lived during the 20th century and was mainly known due to this actions to support the civil right movements that aimed at giving African Americans equal rights to the white population in the U.S. In the excerpt presented King refers to the laws that legitimated the discrimination and inequality against African Americans by creating separated places for the black population. This type of laws King speaks about at that time were the Jim Crow laws that were created under the idea "separate by equal" and made African Americans have a different space than the white population in buses, trains, restaurants, and many other public places and that was a major obstacle for the rights of African Americans. Therefore, in this quotation, Dr. Martin Luther King speaks out against the Jim Crow laws.

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