Not all who volunteered could pass our strict tests

for service as demonstrators. But there was much to be done, over and above the dramatic act of presenting one’s body in the marches. There were errands to be run, phone calls to be made, typing, so many things. If a volunteer wasn’t suited to march, he was utilized in one of a dozen other ways to help the cause.

Martin Luther King Jr., Why We Can’t Wait, published 1964.

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