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Black & white : the confrontation between Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull" Connor

Author: Larry Dane Brimner; Bill Anton; Calkins Creek.; Service Station.; Boyds Mills Press.
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Calkins Creek, ©2011
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In the nineteen fifties and early sixties, Birmingham, Alabama, became known as Bombingham. At the center of this violent time in the fight for civil rights, and standing at opposite ends, were Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull' Connor. From his pulpit, Shuttlesworth agitated for racial equality, while Commissioner Connor fought for the status quo. Relying on court documents, police and FBI reports,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult literature, American
Authors' autographs (Provenance)
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Biography
Named Person: Fred L Shuttlesworth; Eugene Connor
Material Type: Biography, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Dane Brimner; Bill Anton; Calkins Creek.; Service Station.; Boyds Mills Press.
ISBN: 9781590787663 1590787668
OCLC Number: 730413938
Notes: Baldwin Library copy signed by the author.
Calkins Creek is an imprint of Boyds Mills Press.
"Book design by Bill Anton, Service Station"--t.p. verso.
Awards: Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor, 2012
Description: 112 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: The preacher --
The commissioner --
Confrontation.
Other Titles: Black and white
Fred & Bull
Responsibility: Larry Dane Brimner.

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"In the nineteen fifties and early sixties, Birmingham, Alabama, became known as Bombingham. At the center of this violent time in the fight for civil rights, and standing at opposite ends, were Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull' Connor. From his pulpit, Shuttlesworth agitated for racial equality, while Commissioner Connor fought for the status quo. Relying on court documents, police and FBI reports, newspapers, interviews, and photographs, author Larry Dane Brimner first covers each man's life and then brings them together to show how their confrontation brought about significant change to the southern city"--Publisher.

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