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SIXTEENTH STREET CHURCH BOMBING

JFK+50:  Volume 6, No. 2071ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF BIRMINGHAM CHURCH BOMBING, IT'S STILL A CONVERSATION WE ARE HAVINGBirmingham, Alabama (JFK+50)  Yesterday, September 15, 2016 marked the 53rd anniversary of the bombing at Sixteenth Stre...
by JFK+50 on Sep 16, 2016

Two Countries, Two Churches, One Wrong

When I started writing this blog post a few months ago, I had no idea that this topic would once again be at the forefront of our nation's conscience. That once again unspeakable evil would occur in the basement of a church. That this post would not...
by Joburg Expat on Jun 29, 2015

"There shall be no solution to this race problem until you, yourselves, strike the blow for liberty." — Marcus Garvey

"Men search the pages of history for solutions, for precedents, but there are none. This, then, is the ultimate challenge. Where are we to look for our survival, for the answers to the questions which h...
by The Rising of a Queen on Jun 21, 2015

SUNDAY CHURCH BOMBING IN BIRMINGHAM

September 15, 2013 SUNDAY CHURCH BOMBING IN BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA 50 YEARS AGO TODAY Birmingham, Alabama (JFK+50) Fifty years ago today, September 15, 1963, a bomb explosion at the 16th Street Baptist Church here in Birmingham resulted in the deaths o...
by JFK+50 on Sep 15, 2013

BIRMINGHAM POLICE USED FIRE HOSES AND DOGS ON CIVIL RIGHTS PROTESTERS 50 YEARS AGO TODAY

BIRMINGHAM POLICE USED FIRE HOSES AND DOGS ON CIVIL RIGHTS  PROTESTERS 50 YEARS AGO TODAY Birmingham, Alabama (JFK+50) Fifty years ago today, May 3, 1963, fire hoses and police dogs were turned on hundreds of civil rights protesters in wha...
by JFK+50 on May 3, 2013


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