Black Ancestors : "Four Little Black Girls"

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    September 15, 1963

    16th Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama


    R.I.P.


    Addie Mae Collins: born April 18, 1949

    Carol Denise McNair: born September 17, 1951

    Carole Rosamond Robertson: born April 24, 1949

    Cynthia Diane Wesley was born April 30, 1949



     
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    50 Years Later: The Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing

    by Lottie L. Joiner Sep 15, 2013 9:58 AM EDT

    Fifty years ago, four little girls were tragically killed during a bombing at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church. Birmingham native Carolyn McKinstry remembers that day.


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    Unidentified mourners, who overflowed the church, stand across the street during funeral services for 14-year-old Carol Robertson, Sept. 17, 1963, Birmingham, Ala. The girl was one of four young African Americans killed in a bomb blast the previous Sunday. (AP)

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