The Watsons go to Birmingham
Every Bird and Bug in Birmingham Stops and Wonders
Why was Birmingham so important?
It was a KKK stronghold and King described it as America’s worst city for racism. City businessmen actually believed that racism held back the city but their voices were usually quiet. In recent years, the KKK had castrated an African American; pressured the city to ban a book from book stores as it contained pictures of black and white rabbits and wanted black music banned on radio stations.