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MC events examine civil rights struggle

January 21, 2014

Thousands of African-American children were arrested in May 1963 for daring to voice their desire for freedom and equality. The Children's March, held in Birmingham, Ala....

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BeRight

Jan-21-14 6:22 PM

Letson compared the Civil Rights Movement to the gay rights struggle today....Black should be outraged by that comparison…… Attack dogs, Lynchings, fire hoses, murders, segregation of facilities, voters rights, sitting in the back of the bus etc etc etc.

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Tessie

Jan-21-14 1:00 PM

I find Letson's comment comparing the 1960's Civil Rights movement to the Gay Rights struggle to be troubling. The gay rights struggle is a drop in the bucket of the civil rights movement. She chose a very poor comparison.

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