Black & White

Black & White

The Confrontation Between Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull" Connor

Book - 2011
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Provides an account of the confrontation between civil rights activist Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth, and Birmingham, Alabama, police chief Eugene "Bull" Connor, who was determined to keep the city's schools, parks, workplaces, and public facilities segregated.
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Calkins Creek, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781590787663
1590787668
Branch Call Number: J 323.1196 BRI
Characteristics: 112 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Alternative Title: Black and white

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Shuttlesworth—a Black minister—was committed to ending segregation in Birmingham, Alabama. Connor—the white Commissioner of Public Safety—was equally committed to maintaining it. The struggle was intense and violent, but Connor’s opposition may have brought civil rights sooner. Illus. with archival photographs.

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