What Caused The Protests?
What Was The Outcome Of The Protest?
Did Anything Bad Happen To The Protesters?
All over America, people watched in horror as children were beaten with nightsticks, bitten by dogs and knocked senseless by the fire hoses. In only two days, some 1,300 Black children were thrown in jail. And across the country, the demonstrations in Birmingham became the number one news item on television. But in the end these protesters remained peaceful during the protest and choose not to rely on violence to solve their problems, but it would only make matters worse.
This picture shows the police using dogs to scare off the protests.
Firemen are using high pressure water hoses to keep back the protesters.
A group of protesters in Birmingham trying to gain there rights as U.S. citizens.