New PDF release: Alabama's Civil Rights Trail: An Illustrated Guide to the

By Frye Gaillard,Juan Williams

No different nation has embraced and preserved its civil rights heritage extra completely than Alabama. neither is there a spot the place that background is richer. Alabama’s Civil Rights Trail tells of Alabama’s nice civil rights occasions, in addition to its lesser-known moments, in a compact and obtainable narrative, paired with a realistic advisor to Alabama’s preserved civil rights websites and monuments. 


In his heritage of Alabama’s civil rights move, Cradle of Freedom (University of Alabama Press, 2004), Frye Gaillard contends that Alabama performed the lead position in a historical circulation that made all electorate of the country, black and white, extra loose. This ebook, aimed at the informal tourist and the intense pupil alike, showcases in a vividly illustrated and compelling demeanour, useful and wealthy info. It presents a common, photograph device for the growing to be variety of tourists, scholars, and civil rights pilgrims who stopover at the nation annually.


The tale of the civil rights flow in Alabama is instructed urban via urban, sector by means of quarter, and city by means of city, with entries on Montgomery, Birmingham, Selma, Tuscaloosa, Tuskegee, and cellular, in addition to chapters at the Black Belt and the Alabama hill nation. Smaller yet very important locales corresponding to Greensboro, Monroeville, and Scottsboro are incorporated, as are extra imprecise websites like Hale County’s secure residence Black historical past Museum and the birthplace of the Black Panther social gathering in Lowndes County.

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