Black civil rights demonstrators attacked by police water hose. Birmingham, Alabama May 1963.

Black civil rights demonstrators attacked by police water hose. Birmingham, Alabama May 1963.

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

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

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

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

A police dog jumps at a 17-year-old civil rights demonstrator in Birmingham, Alabama, on May 3, 1963. The image appeared on the front page of The New York Times the next day.

Selma: The real story - CNN.com

A police dog jumps at a 17-year-old civil rights demonstrator in Birmingham, Alabama, on May 3, 1963. The image appeared on the front page of The New York Times the next day.

Martin Luther King surrounded by journalists after giving a speech in Birmingham, Alabama 1963 by Ernst Haas.

Martin Luther King surrounded by journalists after giving a speech in Birmingham, Alabama 1963 by Ernst Haas.

James Baldwin (right) joins civil rights leaders in New York, September 1963, to pay tribute to the four girls killed in the Birmingham, Alabama, bombing.

'We can't wait for Hollywood to change' - the directors reframing black history

James Baldwin (right) joins civil rights leaders in New York, September 1963, to pay tribute to the four girls killed in the Birmingham, Alabama, bombing.

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.

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.

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