16th St Bombing

By Xavier Garcia

Speech Given KKK Responds

After the influential speech given by MLK, on September 15, 1963 a bomb exploded before church on Sunday morning while the girls were practicing singing.


Four killed 20 injured

In September 1963 in Birmingham AL. The 16th Street Baptist Church, a bomb was detonated. There were 200 Church members in the building at that time of the bombing killing four young ladies. The some KKK members made the bomb happen. 14 year old Addie Mea Collins, Cynthia Wesley and Carole Robertson and 11 year old Denise McNair, and 20 people got injured in the bombing.