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By Nick Patterson

Reverends Martin Luther King Jr., Andrew younger and Fred Shuttlesworth are iconic names linked to the Birmingham crusade of the civil rights stream. credits is also as a result of many neighborhood citizens who risked their lives for the reason. Myrna Carter Jackson holds no disgrace within the police list she garnered in protest of the cruel therapy of African americans within the urban. Carolyn Walker Williams, who knew the injustice blacks confronted in East Birmingham whilst a baby, used to be arrested in protest for the 1st time whereas nonetheless at school. Gerald Wren grew up within the Smithfield local, a part of which used to be nicknamed "Dynamite Hill" because of the bombings of blacks' homes, church buildings and colleges. subscribe to writer Nick Patterson as he interviews a few of Birmingham's foot squaddies and recounts the fight and adversity overcome.

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