The Tragic City: Birmingham 1963-2013

The Tragic City: Birmingham 1963-2013

The Tragic City Birmingham The story of Birmingham Alabama the tumultuous year of and the battle for civil rights helped convince a nation an entire civilization to throw open the doors to the halls of freedom and welco

  • Title: The Tragic City: Birmingham 1963-2013
  • Author: Paul Kersey
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 243
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The story of Birmingham, Alabama, the tumultuous year of 1963, and the battle for civil rights helped convince a nation an entire civilization to throw open the doors to the halls of freedom and welcome everyone in.Bull Connor, Jim Crow, water hoses and fierce German Shepherds were the perfect villains, with black people merely marching and fighting for equality befoThe story of Birmingham, Alabama, the tumultuous year of 1963, and the battle for civil rights helped convince a nation an entire civilization to throw open the doors to the halls of freedom and welcome everyone in.Bull Connor, Jim Crow, water hoses and fierce German Shepherds were the perfect villains, with black people merely marching and fighting for equality before the law cast as the perfect heroes Images broadcast to the entire nation from Birmingham, and the promotion of Martin Luther King s Letter from a Birmingham Jail helped convince legislators in Congress to pass Civil Rights Legislation in 1964 As one lawmaker said as they signed the Civil Rights Bill of 1964, But for Birmingham, we wouldn t be here But in most narratives about The Magic City, history stops in 1963 Nothing post 1963 out of Birmingham is discussed in polite society.Until now.Paul Kersey, the author of Escape from Detroit and Black Mecca Down now brings you to the definitive account of life in Birmingham, Alabama after the cameras left in 1963 A now 74 percent black city, with a city government completely dominated by black public employees and a shrinking tax base incapable of providing revenue to maintain the city, Birmingham is a city in financial and moral ruin No longer the Magic City, Birmingham post 1963 is the Tragic City.

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