Birmingham Bombing Essay

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The Bombing 16th Street, Baptist Church The tragic event occurred on September 15, 1963. The act was carried out by members of the Ku Klux Klan, people who disliked blacks and did horrible things because of this, in Birmingham, Alabama. Alabama was a Southern state and allowed segregation. The explosion went off at approximately 10:20 A.M., when Sunday school was ending and the service was beginning. The police say that members of the Ku Klux Klan planted a bomb near the church. Four young girls, 11-year-old Denise McNair and 14-year-old Addie Mae Collins, Cynthia Wesley, and Carole Robertson, were crushed by falling debris. Several others were injured in the tragedy. There had been many bombings around Birmingham, but this was the first

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