In the statement the delegates list the main points of the Alabama Platform, which had been rejected by the convention, and then formally withdraw from the gathering: "The points of difference between the Northern and Southern Democracy are: 1st....
This article from the Mobile Press-Register recounts the events of "Bloody Sunday," which some citizens claim "hastened the passage of the voting rights act by Congress" in 1965. It then examines current conditions for African Americans in the...
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