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Alabama's Civil Rights Trail: An Illustrated Guide to the by Frye Gaillard,Juan Williams PDF

By Frye Gaillard,Juan Williams

ISBN-10: 0817355812

ISBN-13: 9780817355814

No different kingdom has embraced and preserved its civil rights heritage extra completely than Alabama. neither is there a spot the place that historical past is richer. Alabama’s Civil Rights Trail tells of Alabama’s nice civil rights occasions, in addition to its lesser-known moments, in a compact and obtainable narrative, paired with a realistic advisor to Alabama’s preserved civil rights websites and monuments. 


In his background of Alabama’s civil rights circulate, Cradle of Freedom (University of Alabama Press, 2004), Frye Gaillard contends that Alabama performed the lead function in a ancient stream that made all voters of the country, black and white, extra unfastened. This booklet, aimed at the informal traveller and the intense scholar alike, showcases in a vividly illustrated and compelling demeanour, important and wealthy info. It offers a hassle-free, photograph instrument for the turning out to be variety of tourists, scholars, and civil rights pilgrims who stopover at the country annually.


The tale of the civil rights stream in Alabama is instructed urban by means of urban, area by means of zone, and city by way of city, with entries on Montgomery, Birmingham, Selma, Tuscaloosa, Tuskegee, and cellular, in addition to chapters at the Black Belt and the Alabama hill kingdom. Smaller yet vital locales akin to Greensboro, Monroeville, and Scottsboro are incorporated, as are extra vague websites like Hale County’s secure residence Black heritage Museum and the birthplace of the Black Panther social gathering in Lowndes County.

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