Alabama hate crimes symposium

Politics & Government
9:01 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Ala Historian to Address Hate Crimes Symposium

Alabama historian Wayne Flynt

The U.S. attorney's office in Birmingham is sponsoring a daylong meeting on civil rights and hate crimes.

The symposium being held Thursday will focus on legal protections that are available as the nation nears the 50th anniversary of events that made the city a national landmark for civil rights in 1963. Those include demonstrations led by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and a racist church bombing that killed four black girls.

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