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February 18, 2017- The Children’s Crusade (May 2, 1963-May 5, 1963)

Today we honor the Children’s Crusade. The Children’s Crusade was the successful effort by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and its leaders, Martin Luther King Jr, Rev. James Bevel, Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, and Dorothy Cotton to desegregate Birmingam, Alabama.

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