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(1961) Some of the tear gas from bombs hurled by U.S. marshals at a howling white mob attempting to assault the Negro First Baptist Church in Montgomery, Ala., blew back into the church, forcing some of the people inside to come out wiping their eyes. All of the people in the church were evacuated after remaining overnight in the church under protection of guardsmen, marshals, state and local police. The second outbreak of rioting in the city finally caused Gov. John Patterson to proclaim martial law. Religion News Service file photo

Sally Morrow

Sally Morrow

Sally Morrow joined Religion News Service in March 2012 as Photo/Multimedia Editor. She is a photographer and editor based in Kansas City, Mo. Morrow has worked as a multimedia editor and photographer at Newsday, The Des Moines Register, and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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