16th Street Church Bombing
A Sunday Morning
September 15, 1963, Birmingham Alabama. Many colored people had attended church when a white man placed a box underneath The Baptist Church on 16th Street. 10:22 a.m. the bomb went off. Killing four girls; Denise McNair age 11, Cynthia Wesley 14 years-old, Carole Robertson age 14, and Addie Mae Collins 14. Twenty-three other men and women hurt.
Four Young Girls Killed
The only four dead victims of the church bombing
New York Times
A news article of the church bombing
Where the 16th St Baptist Church Bombing occurred