Arthur Shores

Civil Rights-Dynamite Hill
9:57 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Civil Rights Attorney Arthur Shores: The Gentle Giant Of Dynamite Hill

Attorney Arthur Shores' countless legal battles for civil rights made him and his family the targets of attacks and bombings.

Events like the Children's March and the Stand in the Schoolhouse Door in 1963 brought the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham to the forefront of the nation's attention, but long before that hard battles were being fought to beat back Jim Crow. Attorney Arthur Shores was one of these civil rights leaders and he resided in a neighborhood that became known as Dynamite Hill.

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