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Birmingham jail letter paved way to March on Washington

By Timothy Bella In April 1963, Clarence Jones, the legal counsel for Martin Luther King Jr., took scribbled bits of newspaper and toilet paper he had smuggled out of King’s Birmingham jail cell and passed them to Wyatt Tee Walker, … Continue reading

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The Most Dangerous Cities in America

Originally posted on 24/7 Wall St.:
After falling for five consecutive years, the number of violent crimes across the United States rose by 1.2% in 2012. Based on data published by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the increase was even…

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Six Women Pardoned for Civil Rights-Era Arrests

The women should not have been arrested. The pardon should have occurred at least 30 years ago. Six Women Pardoned for Civil Rights-Era Arrests.

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Birmingham, 1963 to Detroit, 2010- The tragedy of bombed and brutalized black girls

This is a fantastic and provocative article. How far have we really come in this nation when it comes to race relations? Birmingham, 1963 to Detroit, 2010- The tragedy of bombed and brutalized black girls | Race-Talk.

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