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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.

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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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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