Before Black Lives Matter, there were activists like Rev. C. Herbert Oliver fighting for Black lives
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Rev. C. Herbert Oliver was a civil rights leader, a force against police brutality, and a champion for Black students in segregated school systems that did not serve them fairly. He was on a porch across the street from the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, when four Black girls were killed in a bombing of the spiritual place on Sept. 15, 1963, according to The New York Times. “Women seeing the covered bodies being brought from the church cried and screamed without restraint,”...

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