Dudley's 'Ballad Of Birmingham'

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I believe dudley randall chose “ ballad of birmingham” to show how dangerous it was back in the 1960s. Dudley randall wanted to show that there was no freedom march that day. That was one of many tragic days in birmingham. Dudley wanted to show that many african americans struggled, and they weren't treated equally, Dudley showed this by putting the color white on the little girl in the poem. The color white resembles innocence and that's what dudley wanted to show the reader. In the poem the little girl wants to go join the freedom march and she asks her mom, her mom didn't think it was a good idea because the mother knew it was dangerous out there, so the mother suggested she go to church instead. So the mother pt white gloves, white shoes,

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