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Gentle Giant of Dynamite Hill
- The Untold Story of Arthur Shores and His Family’s Fight for Civil Rights
- By: Helen Shores Lee, Barbara S. Shores, Denise George
- Narrated by: Valeri Ross
- Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
These are the firsthand accounts of sisters Helen and Barbara Shores about growing up with their father, Arthur Shores, a prominent Civil Rights attorney, during the 60s in the Jim Crow south Birmingham district - a frequent target of the Ku Klux Klan. Between 1948 and 1963, some 50 unsolved Klan bombings happened in Smithfield where the Shores family lived, earning their neighborhood the nickname “Dynamite Hill.” Due to his work, Shores’ daughter, Barbara, barely survived a kidnapping attempt.
Great history lesson!
- By Ms Bev on 06-25-15
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