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16th Street Baptist Church Bombing

On September 15th 1963, four young black girls were killed in a racist bomb attack against a church in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. Hear from the sister of one of those girls.

On September 15 1963, four young black girls were killed in a racist bomb attack against a church in Birmingham, Alabama in the US. The Baptist church at 16th Street had been a centre for civil rights activities in the city.

Sarah Collins Rudolph was badly injured in the attack, and her sister, Addie Mae was one of those who died. Listen to her story.

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Fri 13 Sep 2013 07:50GMT

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  • Fri 13 Sep 2013 07:50GMT

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