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Bombingham, U.S.A, Part Two

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) – across the street from the 16th Street Baptist Church – wouldn’t have come in to being if a white Mayor named David Vann hadn’t visited Europe. There, he learned that Adolf Hitler modeled … Continue reading

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The Power of No

Much of the modern mythology about Rosa Parks is that she was a quiet lady, a tired seamstress who, after a long day’s work, just didn’t have the energy to get up out of her seat on the bus and … Continue reading

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