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SCHOOL IN SHAMBLES!?
That’s not part of the procedure.
By Student Reporters — Here we are on the first day of school. But there are students slipping on paint in the halls and dodging basketballs in science class! 716 more words
Anyone who knows elementary Civil Rights history knows about the police dogs and fire hoses that were used against demonstrators in Birmingham, Alabama. This May 5, 1963 edition of The Montgomery Advertiser shows the fascinatingly DIFFERENT perspective of the mainstream media in Alabama with documenting the event; the demonstrators are depicted as a “mob” and a “taunting crowd” who “challenged police officials to use the water hoses and leashed dogs.” Note Rev. 207 more words
This May 30, 1963 edition of the Selma Times-Journal features interesting segregation, desegregation, and voters drive-related articles. One title states “No Sales of Liquor, Negro Entry Day” (liquor stores are ordered closed on the day that African-Americans Vivian Malone and James Hood enter the all-white University of Alabama); another states “Church Fight Won By Anti-Mixers” (delegates to a Methodist conference name 3 pro-segregationists to represent them). 15 more words