We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March
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We've Got a Job tells the little-known story of the 4,000 black elementary-, middle-, and high school students who voluntarily went to jail in Birmingham, Alabama, between May 2 and May 11, 1963. Fulfilling Mahatma Gandhis and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.s precept to fill the jails, they succeeded where adults had failedin desegregating one of the most racially violent cities in America. Focusing on four of the original participants who have participated in extensive interviews, Weve Got a Job recounts the astonishing events before, during, and after the Childrens March.
Target age group 12-15