"THE CHILDREN'S CRUSADE", May 2nd 1963, 1,000 plus African American school children in Birmingham, Ala., skipped school in order to protest segregation using nonviolent demonstration tactis. The students gathered at the Sixth Street Baptist Church and calmly waited for the police to arrive. When the police arrived on the scene, the children calmly and peacefully walked into the squad cars and police vans and were taken to jail.
King looks at a bullet hole in the glass door of his rented beach cottage in St. Augustine, Fla., June 5, 1964. The bullet came from an unknown shooter. King took time out from conferring with St. Augustine integration leaders to inspect the house, which was empty at the time of the shooting. King was a constant target of violence by segregationists. Credit: AP
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Dr. Wernher von Braun stands in front of a Saturn IB launch vehicle at Kennedy Space Flight Center. Dr. von Braun led a team of German rocket scientists, called the Rocket Team, to the United States, first to Fort Bliss/White Sands, later being transferred to the Army Ballistic Missile Agency at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama.
CUDJO LEWIS (1841-1935) was the last survivor of the Clotilda, the last ship to illegally transport captive Africans (members of the Tarkbar tribe, had been captured by the Dohomey tribe during the tribal warfare in Ghana at the time), to the US. Among those Africans was a man named Cudjoe Lewis (Kazoola); the last surviving member of the original Africans. | Cudjo embraces his twin granddaughters, Martha and Mary West (age 4), in Africatown. Univ. of South Alabama Archives (c.1930).