Children's March http://apr.org en How The Media Covered The Civil Rights Movement: The 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing http://apr.org/post/how-media-covered-civil-rights-movement-16th-street-baptist-church-bombing <p>September 15th, 1963 started off just like any other Sunday for Barbara Cross with morning Sunday school class down in the basement of 16th Street Baptist Church.</p><p>“Our Sunday school lesson that day was “A Love That Forgives” I’ll never forget that as long as I live,” says Cross. “In my class particular we discussed the scripture from Matthew the fifth chapter talking about&nbsp;agape love the godly type of love and agape is&nbsp;the Greek word for godly love.”</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 22:58:31 +0000 Ryan Vasquez 36454 at http://apr.org How The Media Covered The Civil Rights Movement: The 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing Students Re-Enact 1963 March Against Segregation http://apr.org/post/students-re-enact-1963-march-against-segregation <P>More than 1,000 students are retracing a landmark civil rights march in Birmingham.</P> <P>Students from a dozen high schools and colleges marched from the city's 16th Street Baptist Church on Thursday to mark the 50th anniversary of the Children's Crusade against racial segregation in 1963.</P> <P>The march 50 years ago was led by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and ended with city leaders unleashing fire hoses and police dogs on demonstrators. The ghastly images that showed the depth of racial turmoil in the South. More than 2,500 youth were arrested over two days. Thu, 02 May 2013 21:45:42 +0000 The Associated Press 29636 at http://apr.org Students Re-Enact 1963 March Against Segregation How The Media Covered The Civil Rights Movement: The Children's March http://apr.org/post/how-media-covered-civil-rights-movement-childrens-march <P>Images of young black protesters being hit with fire hoses and police dogs in 1963 Birmingham are considered iconic. Hank Klibanoff saw them too. He was a fourteen year old paperboy in Florence when the Children’s march took place. He’s a Pulitzer Prize winner now. Fri, 26 Apr 2013 02:47:58 +0000 Ryan Vasquez 29209 at http://apr.org How The Media Covered The Civil Rights Movement: The Children's March