The Watson’s go to Birmingham, 1963

Written by: C. P. Curtis

This is the hysterical account of an African American family’s journey from Michigan to Birmingham, Alabama in 1963. The family is taking Byron to Grandma’s house to get him out of the trouble he has found at home. Over the course of that summer they see first hand the racial prejudices that were still so prevalent in Alabama at that time.

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