Tuesday, September 27, 2011

The Church Service Theme From The Civil Rights Pharisees Last Sunday

The Wall Of Racial Segregation On Peyton Road

Formally united as the Citizens Committee for Better City Planning (CCBCP), "old guard," young adult, and student organizations protested the Peyton Road wall, erected by Mayor Ivan Allen to deter African Americans from moving into white neighborhoods in southwest Atlanta. CCBCP successfully demonstrated, negotiated, and litigated for the desegregation of these neighborhoods.

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