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Fifty Years Ago: Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church

Fifty years ago this morning, at 10:22am, a bomb exploded in the basement of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. The lesson in Sunday School that morning was “Love That Forgives.” Four girls: Denise McNair, Addie Mae Collins, Cynthia Wesley, and Carole Robertson all died. One member of a local KKK group was […]

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