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The Birmingham campaign in 1963

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Ms. Ryan

on 12 March 2018

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What happened
The time Avery made it to the city May 7, more than 3,000 colored young people were marching on the city.
More and more colonists became convinced that Parliament intended to take away their freedom.
The Birmingham Campaign ended with a victory in May of 1963.
When they would put sighs that said"White Only" and "Color Only" signs from restrooms, drinking fountains.
A bomb blast at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, kills four African-American girls during church services.
Bull Connors the bombed church which killed four school girls.
Born on July 11, 1897, in Selma, Alabama, Bull Connors was a radio sportscaster before entering state politics in 1937.
Birmingham, Alabama.
On 10 April the city government obtained a state circuit court.
The campaign was originally scheduled to begin in early March 1963
The Birmingham Campaign was a movement led in early 1963 by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)
Which sought to bring national attention of the efforts of local colored leaders in Birmingham, Alabama.
The Birmingham campaign in 1963
The campaign was led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr. had been arrested there while leading supporters of his Southern Leadership in a nonviolent campaign of demonstrations against segregation.
Martin Luther King Jr. had been arrested about 29 times
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