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The Birminghams 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing and its Consequences by R. Renee Bembry | Life Paths 360

The Birminghams 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing and its Consequences by R. Renee Bembry | Life Paths 360 | civil rights | Scoop.it
In a September 16, 1963 statement expressing outrage and grief regarding the killing of four African American children at a church bombing in Birmingham Alabama, then President John F.

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Siblings of the bombing: Remembering Birmingham church blast 50 years on

Siblings of the bombing: Remembering Birmingham church blast 50 years on | civil rights | Scoop.it
Fifty years ago, four girls died in a Birmingham's 16th Street Baptist Church in a moment that would change a nation. Their surviving siblings have their own stories

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Civil Rights Memorial | Southern Poverty Law Center

Civil Rights Memorial | Southern Poverty Law Center | civil rights | Scoop.it

The Civil Rights Memorial honors the achievements and memory of those who died during the Civil Rights Movement, a period framed by the momentous Brown v. Board decision in 1954 and the assassination of Dr.


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Tent City - White Hall - Alabama.travel

Tent City - White Hall - Alabama.travel | civil rights | Scoop.it
Tent City, a settlement on black-owned property near Route 80 in Lowndes County, formed in 1965 for sharecroppers who were kicked off their land for voter registration activity.

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Remembering Four Little Girls and the Women Who Paid it All

Remembering Four Little Girls and the Women Who Paid it All | civil rights | Scoop.it
Remembering the victims of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama.

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Statement from Civil Rights Memorial Center Director Lecia Brooks in Response to Verdict in Zimmerman Murder Trial | Southern Poverty Law Center

Statement from Civil Rights Memorial Center Director Lecia Brooks in Response to Verdict in Zimmerman Murder Trial | Southern Poverty Law Center | civil rights | Scoop.it
"Nearly 60 years after the murder of Emmett Till, the uncomfortable truth is that for some in this country, young men and boys of color are still considered disposable. Too often in our history, violence against black and brown men has been excused,...
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Viola Liuzzo Historic Marker - White Hall - Alabama.travel

Viola Liuzzo Historic Marker - White Hall - Alabama.travel | civil rights | Scoop.it
Viola Gregg Liuzzo, a housewife and mother from Detroit, drove alone to Alabama to help with the Selma march after seeing televised reports of the attack at the Edmund Pettus Bridge.

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Viola Liuzzo Historic Marker

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Selma to Montgomery Trail Interpretive Center - White Hall - Alabama.travel

Selma to Montgomery Trail Interpretive Center - White Hall - Alabama.travel | civil rights | Scoop.it
Lowndes County Interpretive Center officially opened its doors to the public August 25, 2006. The interpretive center is the first of three proposed along the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail.

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