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Black and White: The Confrontation between Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull" Connor

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Black and White: The Confrontation between Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull" Connor

In the 1950s and early 60s, 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. 

Black and White: The Confrontation between Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull" Connor
by Larry Dane Brimner

  • Publication Date: November 1, 2011
  • Genres: History
  • Hardcover: 80 pages
  • Publisher: Boyds Mills Press
  • ISBN-10: 1590787668
  • ISBN-13: 9781590787663