Birmingham Children’s Crusade of 1963

  • Najhala HallEmail author
  • Andrea D. Lewis


This chapter highlights the accomplishments and historical significance of children in the civil rights movement. The Children’s Crusade in Birmingham was a pivotal event in the civil rights movement, which was planned and executed by young people. The chapter also offers a critical analysis of the role young people had in contributing to their growth and development, especially as it relates to the civil rights movement in America.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Spelman CollegeAtlantaUSA

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