On this day in 1963 Addie Mae Collins, Cynthia Wesley, Carole Robertson and Denise McNair were murdered in the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama.
“Eulogy for the Martyred Children,” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., The King Center, Stanford University
“One small shoe: A legacy of the Birmingham church bombing,” Roy Peter Clark, CNN
“Congress honors Birmingham’s ‘four little girls,’” Hamil Harris, Washington Post
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Video excerpt from PBS series Eyes on the Prize,
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