“It was a pivotal time for the Civil Rights Movement. It was also a turning for the worst in my life. It was the year my eyes were opened to the real reason for the differences I experienced growing up. This was the time I allowed the anger and the hatred to enter my heart,” Patricia Jefferson said.
A Soul Searching History Lesson: Growing up in Birmingham, Alabama (Part 1)
Mrs. Patricia Jefferson was born on February 10, 1948 in Birmingham, Alabama. According to Mrs. Jefferson, the city was divided because of segregation; however, she did not truly understand what was happening in their city until her teen years.
Living in Alabama, having a “shade tree” in the backyard is a prize possession. Shade trees protect us from the beaming hot sun and slightly reduces the summer temperature in that specific location around us. Oh! I’m telling you… it’s a little slice of heaven here on Earth. Therefore, when the sun changes positions in […]