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Four black girls killed in 16th Street Baptist Church bombing 50 years ago this hour (1963)


Video: 'Klan Bombing of Birmingham Church 1963'

(Sunday, September 15, 1963, 10:22 a.m. CST/12:22 p.m. EDT; during the African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–68)) — Four girls were killed this morning when a bomb exploded in the basement of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, where 80 African-American children were attending Sunday school. Continue reading Four black girls killed in 16th Street Baptist Church bombing 50 years ago this hour (1963)