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Black & White: The Confrontation between

Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene “Bull” Connor

In the 1950s and ‘60s, Birmingham Alabama, erupted in violence, quickly earning the nickname “Bombingham.” At the hear of the conflict was the battle between equal rights and the way of the Old South. Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Commission Eugene “Bull” Connor, key players in this struggle, stood defiantly on opposite sides: one a target of the Ku Klux Klan and the other its friend.   PUBLICATION DATE: NOVEMBER 2011; grades 6 and above "A clean, graphically interesting design abets a well- researched, engaging narrative that contributes a more nuanced view of the period than is often seen. (author's note, further reading, source notes, index)"  --KIRKUS REVIEWS, starred review "For readers new to the subject, the biographies will be a vivid, informative introduction, but even those who have some familiarity with the landmark events will learn much more here. . . . A penetrating look at elemental national history." --Booklist, starred review Robert F. Sibert Honor Book--ALSC Carter G. Woodson Book Award--NCSS An American Library Association Notable Children’s Book Norman A. Sugarman Honor Book (Cleveland Public Library) Educators’ Guide                                                                                                    
© Larry Dane Brimner, Trustee, Brimner/Gregg Trust, 2015; Home Page Author Photo Credit: Roxyanne Young
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Black & White: The Confrontation between

Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene “Bull” Connor

In the 1950s and ‘60s, Birmingham Alabama, erupted in violence, quickly earning the nickname “Bombingham.” At the hear of the conflict was the battle between equal rights and the way of the Old South. Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Commission Eugene “Bull” Connor, key players in this struggle, stood defiantly on opposite sides: one a target of the Ku Klux Klan and the other its friend.   PUBLICATION DATE: NOVEMBER 2011; grades 6 and above "A clean, graphically interesting design abets a well-researched, engaging narrative that contributes a more nuanced view of the period than is often seen. (author's note, further reading, source notes, index)"  --KIRKUS REVIEWS, starred review "For readers new to the subject, the biographies will be a vivid, informative introduction, but even those who have some familiarity with the landmark events will learn much more here. . . . A penetrating look at elemental national history." -- Booklist, starred review Robert F. Sibert Honor Book--ALSC Carter G. Woodson Book Award--NCSS An American Library Association Notable Children’s Book Norman A. Sugarman Honor Book (Cleveland Public Library) Educators’ Guide