But, for many black Americans, the phrase hearkens back to a sinister and callous act of racial terror by the Ku Klux Klan. Graphic images show some homes brought down to nothing but porches and stoops, teens with injured arms as they attempt to care for family pets, and black families shaken by what had become a regular occurrence in their city. By that time, Alabama had become a stronghold for anti-black racism and white supremacy. In , ignited by the presence of newly-freed black Americans in the South, the Ku Klux Klan began to spread in states like Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, and, of course, Alabama.
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Described by Martin Luther King Jr. In a revival of effort by states and the federal government to prosecute cold cases from the civil rights era, the state conducted trials in the early 21st century of Thomas Edwin Jr. The 16th Street Baptist Church bombing marked a turning point in the United States during the civil rights movement and contributed to support for passage by Congress of the Civil Rights Act of In the years leading up to the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, Birmingham had earned a national reputation as a tense, violent and racially segregated city, in which even tentative racial integration of any form was met with violent resistance. Martin Luther King described Birmingham as "probably the most thoroughly segregated city in the United States".
Japanese Atomic Bomb Victim Photos, Chinese Reactions
As October 1st, the Chinese national holiday, draws close, patriotic and anti-Japanese sentiments are high. However, it was included in the photos of the original post. Thank you to our readers who informed us of this.