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By Marie A. Sutton

ISBN-10: 1540210812

ISBN-13: 9781540210814

ISBN-10: 1626195951

ISBN-13: 9781626195950

touring through the South in the course of the Nineteen Fifties used to be damaging for African american citizens. there have been worthy few lodges and eating places that opened their doorways to minorities, and less nonetheless had lodgings above the naked minimal, to assert not anything of the racism and violence that undefined. yet in Birmingham, black entrepreneur and eventual millionaire A.G. Gaston created a first class lodge and living room for African american citizens that grew to become an emblem of delight of his group. It served because the headquarters for Birmingham's civil rights flow and have become a revolving door for recognized entertainers, activists, politicians and different pillars of the nationwide black group. writer Marie Sutton chronicles the interesting tale of the lodge and the way it turned a shelter in the course of a time while African americans might locate none.

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