In 1963, African-Americans in Birmingham, Alabama protested discrimination with daily demonstrations in public facilities and sit-ins at lunch counters. According to historian James Patterson, “More […]
Cecil Williams operated A-1 Sharpening Service in Tuscaloosa for many years before he decided to give some roasted peanuts to his customers as a gift. Folks liked the nuts so much they asked if they could buy some more. That led to Cecil’s second business, The Nut Shop.