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Children's Crusade, Birmingham, Alabama 1963 The 1963 campaign to desegregate Birmingham, Alabama, generated national publicity and federal...

Non-violent civil rights demonstrators advocating for an end to racial segregation being hosed by mobilized local police, from the 17 May Life magazine article 'Ominous Spectacle of Birmingham: Racial Hatreds Approach a Flashpoint as a City Counters Negroes' Crusade with Fire Hoses and Fighting Dogs,' Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 1963, photograph by Charles Moore.


1963 - The 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama was bombed as an act of racially motivated terrorism. The explosion at the African-American church, kills four girls and marks a turning point in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement. It helps build support for passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.


Firefighters turn their hoses full force on civil rights demonstrators in Birmingham, Alabama, on July 15, 1963. 50 Years Ago: The World in 1963 - In Focus - The Atlantic

Bruce Davidson :: The arrest of a demonstrator in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963 / more [+] by this photographer

Charles Moore, 1931-2010

Charles Moore, Birmingham, Alabama, policemen use police dogs during civil rights demonstrations, May 1963