The Longform Guide to Open Letters
Classics from Martin Luther King, Jr., Lindy West, James Baldwin and more.
Letter From Birmingham Jail
On the moral responsibility to break unjust laws.
An Open Letter to Wikipedia
An author pleas to amend his entry.
Apologia to My Second Child
On the wonders of being an only child.
An Open Letter to White Male Comedians
On rape jokes.
An Open Letter to My Sister, Miss Angela Davis
Davis was imprisoned on charges of first degree murder.
Governor Perry, Have Mercy on This Man
Max Soffar, who has liver cancer, has been on death row since 1981. He’s almost certainly innocent.
On the imprisonment of Alfred Dreyfus.
Compiled by Elon Green.