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The Resource Black & white : the confrontation of Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull" Connor, Larry Dane Brimner

Black & white : the confrontation of Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull" Connor, Larry Dane Brimner

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Black & white : the confrontation of Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull" Connor
Title
Black & white
Title remainder
the confrontation of Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull" Connor
Statement of responsibility
Larry Dane Brimner
Title variation
Black and white
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the nineteen fifties and early sixties, 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"--Publisher
Summary
Examines a significant confrontation between Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth and Commissioner Bull Connor in Birmingham, Alabama, during the Civil Rights Movement that brought violence and change to this southern city
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2011
  • Carter G. Woodson Book Awards: Secondary Level, 2012.
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2012.
Biography type
collective biography
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Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
323.11960730922
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
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1150
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 6
  • 12
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True
Target audience
adolescent
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the confrontation between Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull" Connor
Label
Black & white : the confrontation of Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull" Connor, Larry Dane Brimner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 105) and index
Control code
5535701
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
112 p.
Isbn
9781590787663
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn730413938
  • (OCoLC)730413938
Label
Black & white : the confrontation of Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull" Connor, Larry Dane Brimner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 105) and index
Control code
5535701
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
112 p.
Isbn
9781590787663
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn730413938
  • (OCoLC)730413938

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