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Prince of Peace: A Memoir of an African-American Attorney, Who Came of Age in Birmingham During the Civil Rights Movement By Prince Chambliss
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Prince of Peace: A Memoir of an African-American Attorney, Who Came of Age in Birmingham During the Civil Rights Movement By Prince Chambliss
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The Nonviolent Right To Vote Movement Almanac By Helen L. Bevel
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This book contains the rich history of a people struggling to attain freedom, justice and equality, which is most defined by the Selma, AL Right To Vote Movement. From the shores of Africa to the... More > Americas this book explores the people, through pictures, articles, quotes, poems, timelines and more. Providing the history of nonviolence as applied to the Selma Movement from the unique perspective of the strategist and nonviolent scientist James L. Bevel.< Less
"You Are Where You Eat:" Reconnecting Birmingham, AL Residents to their Landscape through a Local Food Network By Will Hargrove
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In an age of increasing globalization and expanding food distribution networks the distance between food sources and consumers is growing at an alarming rate. With this growing gap comes the... More > increased separation of ties between citizens and the land on which they live. This research investigates the kinds of productive and distributive spaces that need to be integrated in order to implement a local food system for Birmingham, AL. It does this by means of design experimentation and layered mapping. Selected urban sites will be designed to begin the phased implementation of an interconnected, cohesive food network that both changes the way citizens relate to the land on which they live and surrounds them with fresh, quality food.< Less
"You Are Where You Eat:" Reconnecting Birmingham, AL Residents to their Landscape through a Local Food Network By Will Hargrove
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In an age of increasing globalization and expanding food distribution networks the distance between food sources and consumers is growing at an alarming rate. With this growing gap comes the... More > increased separation of ties between citizens and the land on which they live. This research investigates the kinds of productive and distributive spaces that need to be integrated in order to implement a local food system for Birmingham, AL. It does this by means of design experimentation and layered mapping. Selected urban sites will be designed to begin the phased implementation of an interconnected, cohesive food network that both changes the way citizens relate to the land on which they live and surrounds them with fresh, quality food.< Less
Out of Ashes By Sutton L. Avery
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Peg James, a young black woman from Ohio, moves to Birmingham, "the most segregated city in the United States" when her employer, Dr. Robert Carson and his wife move there in hopes of him... More > reconnecting with his brother who lives next door and has no clue that they're related. Before very long Peg finds hersef attracted to a handsome young former member of the Klan, who is confused by his attraction to this beautiful Negro woman with a secret so dangerous it could cost the lives of Peg and her "family" if revealed.< Less
Cross to Sloss: restitching the magic city By Jacqueline Margetts
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This book summarizes the design work undertaken by Auburn University Master of Landscape Architecture students for a part of the Red Rock Ridge & Valley Trail System in Birmingham, AL. Intensive,... More > strategic landscape interventions were designed in areas between the Sports Crossplex in Five Points, to Sloss Furnaces and Avondale Park. These proposals anchor and focus specific points along the trail and act as a mechanism for facilitating change. They aim to provoke new thinking about strategies to re-link areas of the city which have become disconnected by ongoing population movement, and to explore ways to leverage the Tiger Grant investment in communities. This is done by not only promoting healthy heart activities but by also creating economic catalyst opportunities along the trail.< Less
Cross to Sloss: restitching the magic city By Auburn University
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This book summarizes the design work undertaken by Auburn University Master of Landscape Architecture students for a part of the Red Rock Ridge & Valley Trail System in Birmingham, AL. Intensive,... More > strategic landscape interventions were designed in areas between the Sports Crossplex in Five Points, to Sloss Furnaces and Avondale Park. These proposals anchor and focus specific points along the trail and act as a mechanism for facilitating change. They aim to provoke new thinking about strategies to re-link areas of the city which have become disconnected by ongoing population movement, and to explore ways to leverage the Tiger Grant investment in communities. This is done by not only promoting healthy heart activities but by also creating economic catalyst opportunities along the trail.< Less
John Bright By Charles Anthony Vince
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In 1843 Bright was the Free Trade candidate at a by-election at Durham. He was defeated, but his successful competitor was unseated on petition, and at the second contest Bright was returned. In the... More > Anti-Corn Law movement the two speakers, Cobden and Bright, complemented of each other. Cobden did the reasoning, Bright supplied the declamation, but mingled argument with appeal. No orator of modern times rose more rapidly. From 1847 until 1857 he was MP for Manchester, but his unpopular opposition of the Crimean War lost him his seat but a few months later he was returned unopposed as one of the two MPs for Birmingham. Bright died at his home One Ash on 27 March 1889 and was buried in the graveyard of the meeting-house of the Religious Society of Friends in Rochdale.< Less