ARTICLES : Coretta Scott King | Martin Luther King, Jr. | Church Burnings in the South

Thomas Blanton Jr. & Bobby Frank Cherry Trial | Bombing of 16th Street Baptist Church | Chambliss Trial

Addie Mae Collins Grave Site Atrocity | Edgar Ray Killen Trial | John F. Kennedy Assassination


CORETTA SCOTT KING
 

For Coretta Scott King, a funeral fit for a leader in her own right

4 presidents join 10,000 to honor King at funeral

Coretta Scott King, keeper of husband's legacy, dies (January 31, 2006)

Women's History: Coretta Scott King

The King Center: Coretta Scott King

The King Center - He who is greatest among you shall be a servant.....

King, Coretta Scott (1927-2006)

Coretta Scott King


MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR

Martin Luther King Jr. - Published Speeches and Papers

United States Department of Justice Investigation of Recent Allegations Regarding the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - June 2000

Martin Luther King Audio and Video

NPR - Martin Luther King Jr.

NRP - The Speeches of Martin Luther King

Autobiography of Martin Luther King

"The Drum Major Instinct" - Sermon of Martin Luther King Jr.

Broadcast on CBS News - 1968

Powerful Images in Black and WhiteMoore, Eastman Kodak)

CNN: Remembering the Day That Martin Luther King Died 

King Conspiracy Theories

Time Magazine: Leaders

Proposal for the Eradication of Racial Conflict in America - Original writing of 6/12/96, mailed to President Bill Clinton, Mrs. Coretta King, Ward Connerly, Bill Cosby, William Raspberry and The San Diego Union-Tribune.

James Earl Ray - Eyewitness Account Of Prison


CHURCH BURNINGS IN THE SOUTH

On the day that Coretta Scott King was honored in Montgomery, Alabama five Baptist churches were burned.

Those fires occurred at Rehobeth Baptist Church in Randolph, Ashby Baptist Church and Old Union Baptist Church in Brierfield, Pleasant Sabine Church southeast of Centreville and Antioch Baptist Church in Antioch.

All five churches that burned last week were in Bibb County. Four of them - Old Union Baptist, Antioch Baptist, Ashby Baptist, and Rehobeth Baptist - are white churches affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention; the other - Pleasant Sabine Baptist - is a black church. Bibb County is 77% white and 22 % black.


On the day of Coretta Scott King's funeral (Feb. 7th, 2006) 4 more Baptist churches were burned.

The churches and locations are: Dansby Baptist Church, south of Aliceville on Alabama 17; Spring Valley Baptist Church, near Emelle in Sumter County on Alabama 116; Morning Star Baptist Church, near Boligee in Greene County, on Greene County 20; and Galilee Baptist Church, near Panola in Sumter County.

All of the four churches - Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church in Greene County, Galilee Baptist and Spring Valley Baptist in Sumter County, and Dancy First Baptist in Pickens County - are black churches. Greene County is 19% white and 80% black. Sumter County is 26% white and 73% black. Pickens County is 56% white and 43% black.


Feds Eye Link In Church Fires

KKK Church burnings (History)

History of Church Fires

Church Burnings in Alabama - 1996

Burning Issue - 1996

Officials and Communities React to Church Burnings - 1996

Black Church Burnings: Research Report Hate Groups Hate Crimes in Nine Southern States

Black Church Fires


Vivian Malone Jones - Civil Rights Pioneer Dies (October 13, 2005)


Thomas Blanton Jr. and Bobby Frank Cherry Trial

May 22, 2002 Bobby Frank Cherry found guilty and sentenced to life in prison

May 21, 2002 Closing Statements for the trial of Bobby Frank Cherry

Bombing Time Line

Thomas Blanton Jr. get life for 1963 Church Bombing - May 2, 2001

Inside the jury room: A prayer, a tape, a conviction - May 2, 2001

Justice prevailed after long wait, say victims' kin - May 2, 2001

Trial's outcome leaves optimism for city's future - May 2, 2001

Alabama Live's Coverage Of Trial of Thomas Blanton Jr.

1960's KKK

Cherry's illness hinders, helps trial strategy  4/18/01 The Birmingham News

State Supreme Court won't block kitchen tapes 4/18/01 The Birmingham News

92 potential jurors asked to complete questionnaires 4/16/01 The Birmingham News

CNN.com - Large jury pool picked for church bombing trial - April 16, 2001

CNN.com - Ex-Klansman recalls snitching on bombing suspect - April 17, 2001

Bomb jury to take shape 04/16/01 The Birmingham News

Change blowing in wind during '63 04/15/01 The Birmingham News

Profiles of the victims 04/`5/01 The Birmingham News

37 years later, he still says he's innocent 04/15/01 The Birmingham News

CNN.com - Suspects in civil rights-era bombing charged with murder - May 17, 2000

Birmingham church bombing timeline - May 17, 2000

Thomas Blanton Jr. and Bobby Frank Cherry, surrendered to authorities after grand jury indictment, but continue to proclaim innocence. Friday May 19, 2000

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing Investigation Files, 1963-1965, 1975-1977, 1980

1963 Bomb Probe Reopened
Birmingham Post-Herald by Carol Robinson

Thomas Blanton Jr. and Bobby Frank Cherry, Surrendered to Authorities After Grand Jury Indictment, but Continue to Proclaim Innocence. - Posted by Anti-RacismNet on Friday May 19, 2000

Ex-wife Says Suspect Admitted Role In 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing - Newhouse News Service

The Sins of the Father: In the backcountry of East Texas, Tom Cherry sits and wonders about the man next door. Did he commit the infamous bombing of a black church in Birmingham, Alabama, back in 1963, killing four little girls? All Tom knows for sure is that the man is his dad.

The Ghosts of Alabama - After 37 years, two men are indicted for a bombing that transfigured the civil rights movement

The good neighbor: Bombing suspect Bobby Frank Cherry's sordid past trailed him to the shores of Cedar Creek Lake By Carlton Stowers

BOMBING OF 16th STREET  BAPTIST CHURCH - 1963

Bomb Felt Like World Shaking - 09/15/1997

Birmingham World - Sept. 18, 1963: KILLERS OF THE INNOCENTS - Commentary

RACIAL TENSION MOUNTS IN BIRMINGHAM AFTER FOUR KILLED IN CHURCH BOMBING - The Montgomery Advertiser Sept. 16, 1963
by Arthur Osgood

BIRMINGHAM PAYS HOMAGE TO SLAIN TEEN-AGE BOYS
Birmingham World Sept. 25, 1963
by Robert Gordon

Six Dead After Church Bombing - Blast Kills Four Children; Riots Follow with Two Youths Slain
United Press International
September 16, 1963

BAXLEY REOPENS PROBE OF  BIRMINGHAM BOMBING
 Montgomery Advertiser   2-19-76

Bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church

The Day The Children Died - People Magazine


TRAIL OF CHAMBLISS FOR THE BOMBING OF THE 16th STREET BAPTIST CHURCH AND THE MURDER OF 4 LITTLE GIRLS

Baxley Reopens Probe of Birmingham Bombing

Witness Identified Man Seen Near Blast

Chambliss Jury Was Stuck At 11-1 Till Finally: Guilty

Baxley Declares Four Men Are Still Sought In Church Bombing

Elizabeth Cobbs/Pete Smith


GRAVESITE OF ADDIE MAE COLLINS

1963 BOMBING VICTIM'S FAMILY EAGER TO LOCATE SITE OF GRAVE
by Chanda Temple
January 1998

OPEN GRAVES AND APATHY ABANDONED CEMETERY
by Val Walton
Birmingham News - 4/29/94


Edgar Ray Killen Trial

***Former Klansman guilty in 'Freedom Summer' killings

Edgar Ray Killen

Monday, June 13, 2005 'Mississippi Burning' trial set to start

40 Years On, Murder Charges Filed: Mississippi man to face jury in killing of 3 Civil Rights Workers

Klansman arrested in 1964 slayings: Preacher charged in notorious murders of 3 Civil Rights Workers

Mississippi Burning Trial begins: Jury selection under way in the 1964 murder case

U.S. vs Cecil Price et al. ("Mississippi Burning" Trial) - 1967

Closing Argument by Mr. Doar in the 1967 "Mississippi Burning" Trial in 1967 

Editorials and news reports from the Neshoba Democrat newspaper in 1964

Editorial: It's time to be calm and cool-headed (June 1964)

'Civil righters' here Monday confer with county officials (July 1964)

Investigation lull; search continues (July 2, 1954)

Search continues for missing 'rights' men - (July 16, `1964)

$1 million suit filed against NBC, others (July 23, 1964)

Bodies of missing trio found buried in levee (August 6, 1964)


JOHN F. KENNEDY ASSASSINATION

Final Report of the Kennedy Assassination Records Review Board

Medical Testimony of the Kennedy Assassination

Master Set of Medical Exhibits brings together in one place much of the most important medical testimony and documents in the JFK assassination.

ARRB Senior Analyst Doug Horne wrote several lengthy an insightful memos into the state of the medical evidence and possible explanations for the discrepancies in the record.

Warren Commission: The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

Map of MotorCade Route in Dallas, Texas

John F. Kennedy Assassination

John F. Kennedy Assassination Theories

PBS: John F. Kennedy Conspiracy Theories

The Last Confessions of E. Howard Hunt - E. Howard Hunt implicates L.B. Johnson in the assassination of John F. Kennedy

Links - John F. Kennedy Conspiracy Theories
Joseph Milteer
told authorities about the Kennedy Assassination ahead of time. Read an article in the September 1976 issue of Miami Magazine.

Who was really responsible for the assassination of President John F. Kennedy?

Oswald as a lone gunman

Lee Harvey Oswald

Lee Harvey Oswald, Assassine or Patsy

The Last Words of Lee Harvey Oswald

The President has been shot

Mind Control: The Rosetta Stone of the JFK Assassination

Crime Library: Lee Harvey Oswald


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