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Birmingham Alabama

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  1. Birmingham Alabama BY: NaCola Walker

  2. Birmingham Alabama • In Birmingham Alabama there was an campaign an organized by the (SCLC) Southern Christian Leadership Conferences .They were to bring attention to the unequal rights of the Black Americans • The campaign ran during the spring of 1963 it was an widely publicized confrontations between black youth and white civic authorities. • In the bombing four women were killed

  3. Birmingham Alabama

  4. Birmingham Alabama • In the early 1960s, Birmingham was one of the most racially divided cities in the United States, as black citizens faced legal and economic disparities. • Protests in Birmingham began with a boycott to pressure business leaders to provide employment opportunities to people of all races, and end segregation in public facilities, restaurants, and stores.

  5. Birmingham Alabama • Organizers, led by Martin Luther King, Jr. used none violence direct action tactics. • Organizers, led by Martin Luther King, Jr. used none violence direct action tactics. • King decided that he would use other thing to out smart there behavior.

  6. Birmingham Alabama • They began what they claimed to be Project C, a series of sit-ins and marches intended to provoke mass arrests. After the campaign ran low on adult volunteers. • They push towards the Civil Rights Act of 1964 , which prohibited racial discrimination in hiring practices and public services in the United States they enforced the movement.

  7. Birmingham Alabama • Birmingham Alabama went through ups an downs but they made an impact ob civil rights for colored people .

  8. Birmingham Alabama • http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/poets/m_r/randall/birmingham.htm • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birmingham_campaign • http://www.useekufind.com/peace/summary.htm