Birmingham church bombing by:Kareena Holkar One of the most horrific bombing has happened in Birmingham Alabama. It had happened at 10:22 a.m. on the morning of September 15,1963. 200 church members were in the building and many attending Sunday school classes before the start of the 11 a.m. service-when the bomb donated on the church’s East side, spraying mortar and bricks from the front of the church and caving its interior walls. Most parishioners were able to evacuate the building as it filled with smoke but, the bodies of the 4 young girls named Addie Mae Collins, Cynthia Wesley, Carole Robert, and Denise McNair were found beneath the rubble in a basement restroom. 11-year-old Sarah Collins, who was also in the restroom at the time of the explosion, lost her right eye, and more than 20 other people were injured in the blast.
Birmingham, Alabama, on September 15, 1963 a church bombing took place. 16th street Baptist church was a segregated church it belongs to the colored men and women of the town. There was 4 girls deaths and 14 injured during church service. The 4 victims were Addie Mae Collins age 14,Densie
On September 15, 1963 the group made a dreadful act. They placed a bomb under a staircase to the basement of 16th Street Birmingham Baptist Church. Four Girls, Denise McNair, who was eleven, Cynthia Wesley, Carole Robertson, and Addie Mae Collins, which were all 14, were killed in the bomb that exploded at 10:19 a.m(gale group). Twenty-two other people got injured, but were fortunate enough to survive. Former KKK members that included veterans supposedly committed the crime.
The 16th Street Baptist Church bombing marked a turning point during the Civil Rights Movement. Intended as a meeting place for civil rights leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr., the the attack created an uproar. The bombing took place in Birmingham, Alabama in 1963, and it was an act of white supremacist terrorism performed by the Klu Klux Klan. Sticks of dynamite were placed beneath the front steps of the church and went off as four colored girls were innocently walking by. Morrison utilizes the historic event by incorporating it with Guitar’s job as a Seven Days member: “Four little colored girls had been blown out of a church, and his mission was to approximate as best he could a similar death of four little white girls come Sunday, since
Kent State Massacre Devastates Community "For the past ten years I have devoted myself to presenting people with the facts. What happened here was unforgivable, and the facts prove this."(“The). This was a quote was said by Alan Canfora who was a survivor. Alan was shot on May 4th, 1970 at the Kent State massacre("The). The Ohio National Guard came to Kent State University because the students there were holding an anti-war rally(PUBLISHED).
Klan guards and local police found that it impossible to stop the attacks and murders of the Klansmen. 1,200 Klan members who intended to join the parade was met by a mob armed with guns, knives, clubs and homemade bombs (Coben). Then on the night of September 30, 1923, burglars broke into a downtown Youngstown insurance company office which was a front for the Klan (Coben). They only took a Klan membership list. They then started publishing the names, addresses and occupations of Klan members, most often in its weekly newspaper.
Mass hysteria has harmed people over the years and are still being affected today. India witch hunts was alluded to the Salem witch hunts, it related to the accusations of targeting women. Witchcraft started in Salem 1692, and ended in 1693, however today people still believe in witchcraft. It makes people feel ill from unknown illnesses, stress out, and have illusions of threats. Today India is still being accused of witchcraft. Mass hysteria could be prevented by rights; the person must have the right to defend themselves, humans can not make false accusations, and killing or harming someone must be punished.
Osama Bin Laden Monstrosity Each person has an individual conceptualization of what exactly evil is. As children, people are taught that monsters and super-villains are the epitome of evil, and that the darkness should be feared because that is where they hide. The saying goes, “watch out for things that go bump in the night”, suggesting that the unexplained noises at night should frighten us.
Many were scared because they had no knowledge of the bombing, they were threatened by the government. It says that they had no crimes held against them, however, they were sent away and locked up under the order of the government. They were the most public enemy with racist acts now pointing toward
Police officials sent to limit protesting retaliated aggressively, causing even more controversy. The line was crossed, however, when two brothers and their friends planned a more aggressive approach to get the protesters’ point across. This led to the infamous bombing of Sterling Hall.. The Sterling Hall bombing was accomplished by four
On April 15, 2013, in Boston, Massachusetts the Boston Marathon Bombing occurred during a marathon which was a very devastating day in the United States , there was also two bombs that went off close to the finish line. Also, the Marathon is always held during Patriots’ day to honor the war. The Boston Marathon Bombing injured around two hundred sixty-four people and the explosion of the bomb killed three civilians also, there were fourteen people who were amputated. The bombing had two suspects both who were brothers and later on in 2012 their family emigrated to the United States. The Boston Marathon Bombing was a huge event throughout the whole United States and maybe the whole world.
During the late 1960’s, Birmingham was the most segregated city in the United States. Riddled with high racial tension throughout the city, it gained its name of “Bombingham.” This was due to the fact that there were 60 unsolved bombings. With the city of Birmingham in ruins Martin Luther king was quoted in his Letter from Birmingham Jail, “I cannot sit idly by in Atlanta and not be concerned about what happens in Birmingham.” Martin Luther king used the misfortune in birmingham in order bring out reform and revamp the civil rights movement.
The Murder of the Hollywood Starlet A young hollywood starlet was brutally murdered in 1947 with no killer identified to this day. This is real case that still puzzles investigators today. The woman in question was named Elizabeth Short, but is more widely known as the “Black Dahlia.” She was given this nickname by the press because of the sheer, black clothing she tended to wear (“The Black Dahlia Murder - Read All about it in FBI Records.”).
Rosewood Massacre: A Race Riot In America In the first week of January in 1923 a racially motivated riot occurred int he small town of Rosewood, Florida. This riot escalated into a violent massacre that slaughtered many African Americans as well as Caucasians and lead to the demise of the entire town that had been established. This event became to be known as one several race riots that occurred in the United States of America during the early twentieth century. The events prior to the Rosewood Massacre, including the origins of the town, the massacre itself and the issues and events that were sub sequential to this catastrophic event all played a major role in the history of African Americans.