May 1st, 2013
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Children’s March 1963: A Defiant Moment

Defying your parents’ orders not to march in Birmingham, Ala., in the 1960s could have meant a whipping for teens. Defying the police commissioner’s order not to march protesting segregation could have meant attacks by dogs, blasts from fire hoses and a lockup in jail.

Read here -> [http://wapo.st/10tdIYy]

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