Sunday, September 15, 2013


Today is the 50th anniversary of the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church, a Black church in Birmingham, Alabama.  Four girls, ages 11-14, died in the blast.  The blast was from dynamite, set by 4 members of the KKK.  An additional 22 people were injured.  (My 4 is for the 4 girls, not the 4 bombers.)

Clockwise from top left, Addie Mae Collins, age 14; Cynthia Wesley, age 14; Carole Robertson, age 14;  and Denise McNair, age 11.   

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