A Realistic Look at Race Relations October 28, 1956
“Negroes everywhere should refuse in a nonviolent sense to cooperate with the evils of segregation. We refuse to pay a dime to be abused [referring to the boycott by his people of the Montgomery bus system] and walk instead of using public and segregated transportation.
“We prefer tired feet to tired souls. I and others with me will walk until the walls of segregation are broken down by the battering ram of justice.
“We have come a long, long way but we have a long, long way to go.”