Black & White The Confrontation of Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull" Connor (Paperback)
|Author: Larry Dane Brimner|
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|In the 1950s and early 60s, Birmingham, Alabama, became known as Bombingham. At the center of this violent time in the fight for civil rights, and standing at opposite ends, were Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene Bull Connor. From his pulpit, Shuttlesworth agitated for racial equality, while Commissioner Connor fought for the status quo. Relying on court documents, police and FBI reports, newspapers, interviews, and photographs, the author first covers each man''s life and then brings them together to show how their confrontation brought about significant change to the southern city.|
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Examines a significant confrontation between Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth and Commissioner Bull Connor in Birmingham, Alabama, during the Civil Rights Movement that brought about violence and change to this southern city.