Teachers Of All Times In Pictures

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Birmingham Children’s March, May 2, 1963. Flyers had been distributed in black schools and neighborhoods that said, “Fight for freedom first then go to school” and “It’s up to you to free our teachers, our parents, yourself, and our country.” More than a 1000+ students skipped school and gathered at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, marched to downtown area, to meet with the Mayor, and integrate chosen buildings.1,200+ children were arrested the first day that received national attention.

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