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  2. List of lynching victims in the United States - Wikipedia

    Lafayette: Mississippi: 1935: Killed in self-defense a white man that attacked him after he complained about the white man's cattle running over his field. Killed when jury did not bring back guilty verdict promptly. Widow and extended family immediately left Mississippi. Bert Moore and Dooley Morton: 26: African-American: Columbus, Mississippi ...

  3. Florence, Alabama - Wikipedia,_Alabama

    Florence is a city in, and the county seat of, Lauderdale County, Alabama, United States, in the state's northwestern corner.It is situated along the Tennessee River and is home to the University of North Alabama, the oldest college in the state.

  4. 16th Street Baptist Church - Wikipedia

    Birmingham, AL: Crane Hill. ISBN 1-57587-083-5. Henderson, Jesse (May 21, 2021). "Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Sunday Worship: Redefining History and Reaching Community." Magic City Religion. McWhorter, Diane (2001). Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama, the Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster.

  5. Anniston, Alabama - Wikipedia,_Alabama

    Anniston is the county seat of Calhoun County in Alabama and is one of two urban centers/principal cities of and included in the Anniston-Oxford Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census , the population of the city was 23,106. [2]

  6. Brown v. Board of Education - Wikipedia

    The case "Oliver Brown et al. v. The Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas" was named after Oliver Brown as a legal strategy to have a man at the head of the roster. The lawyers, and the National Chapter of the NAACP, also felt that having Mr. Brown at the head of the roster would be better received by the U.S. Supreme Court justices.

  7. Bartow, Florida - Wikipedia,_Florida

    A Spanish map of the Florida peninsula drawn in 1527 shows a native settlement called Rio de la Paz near present-day Bartow. Little is known about these Native Americans who made their home near present-day Bartow. It is likely that their population suffered high mortality from European diseases, such as smallpox and measles.

  8. Alachua County, Florida - Wikipedia,_Florida

    Alachua County (/ ə ˈ l æ tʃ u ə / ə-LATCH-oo-ə) is a county in the north central portion of the U.S. state of Florida.As of the 2020 census, the population was 278,468. The county seat is Gainesville, the home of the University of Florida since 1906, when the campus opened with 106 students.

  9. Montgomery, Alabama - Wikipedia,_Alabama

    Montgomery's central location in Alabama's Black Belt has long made it a processing hub for commodity crops such as cotton, peanuts, and soybeans. In 1840 Montgomery County led the state in cotton production, and by 1911, the city processed 160,000–200,000 bales of cotton annually.