|King holding a press conference. “Nonviolence
is a powerful and just weapon, which cuts without
wounding, and ennobles the man who wields it.
It is a sword that heals.”
|King was arrested during the bus boycott,
handcuffed, fingerprinted, mugshot and
jailed – for driving a car 30 miles per
hour in a 25 mph zone.
|King was the recipient of numerous death threats.
His youngest daughter, Yolanda, was born in
Montgomery, and King feared for her safety.