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By Frye Gaillard

No different kingdom has embraced and preserved its civil rights historical past extra completely than Alabama. neither is there a spot the place that heritage 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 available narrative, paired with a realistic advisor to Alabama’s preserved civil rights websites and monuments. 
 
In his heritage of Alabama’s civil rights flow, Cradle of Freedom (University of Alabama Press, 2004), Frye Gaillard contends that Alabama performed the lead function in a historical circulate that made all electorate of the state, black and white, extra loose. This booklet, aimed at the informal visitor and the intense pupil alike, showcases in a vividly illustrated and compelling demeanour, important and wealthy information. It presents a straight forward, picture instrument for the starting to be variety of tourists, scholars, and civil rights pilgrims who stopover at the country annually.
 
The tale of the civil rights flow in Alabama is informed urban by way of urban, quarter via quarter, and city via city, with entries on Montgomery, Birmingham, Selma, Tuscaloosa, Tuskegee, and cellular, in addition to chapters at the Black Belt and the Alabama hill kingdom. Smaller yet vital locales akin to Greensboro, Monroeville, and Scottsboro are incorporated, as are extra vague websites like Hale County’s secure condo Black historical past Museum and the birthplace of the Black Panther get together in Lowndes County.

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