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The Civil Rights Movement

The Power of Civil Society

The Birmingham Campaign received national attention when violence erupted against demonstrators at Kelly Ingram Park and 16th Street Baptist Church. As a result of the Campaign, MLK was in the national spotlight as a leader of the civil rights movement.

“True peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice.”

Stride Toward Freedom, 1958

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