Here’s a look at what you need to know about the Birmingham, Alabama, church bombingthat killed four African-American girls during church services in 1963. September 15, 2013, marked the 50th anniversary of the bombing. Facts: September 15, 1963 – A bomb blast at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church ...Here’s a look at what you need to know about the Birmingham, Alabama, church bombingthat killed four African-American girls during church services in 1963. September 15, 2013, marked the 50th…

Here’s a look at what you need to know about the Birmingham, Alabama, church bombingthat killed four African-American girls during church services in 1963. September 15, 2013, marked the 50th anniversary of the bombing. Facts: September 15, 1963 – A bomb blast at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church ...Here’s a look at what you need to know about the Birmingham, Alabama, church bombingthat killed four African-American girls during church services in 1963. September 15, 2013, marked the 50th…

On May 2, 1963, black children, trained in nonviolent tactics, gathered in Birmingham, Alabama, to protest racial segregation. Over the course of the protest, children were arrested, blasted with f…

On May 2, 1963, black children, trained in nonviolent tactics, gathered in Birmingham, Alabama, to protest racial segregation. Over the course of the protest, children were arrested, blasted with f…

Interview with Charles Moore - Letter from a Birmingham Jail Birmingham, Alabama, 1963 “I believe in something strongly, and I’m going to stand up for it. And I knew and my father knew – he taught me, that I better not ever mistreat people, just because of color. That is really where I come from.” Oral History: Charles Moore, Interviewed by Mary Morin Morin: My …

Interview with Charles Moore - Letter from a Birmingham Jail Birmingham, Alabama, 1963 “I believe in something strongly, and I’m going to stand up for it. And I knew and my father knew – he taught me, that I better not ever mistreat people, just because of color. That is really where I come from.” Oral History: Charles Moore, Interviewed by Mary Morin Morin: My …

Meet the youngest known child to be arrested for a civil rights protest in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963, in this moving picture book that pr...

Meet the youngest known child to be arrested for a civil rights protest in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963, in this moving picture book that pr...

13-year-old Cameron A. Goode (left) plays Jabari, whose dreams take him back to 1963 Birmingham, Alabama to meet members of the Birmingham Children’s Brigade (Leslie Ann Sheppard and Patrick Agada) in Chicago Children’s Theatre’s world premiere of Jabari Dreams of Freedom by Nambi E. Kelley. Performances are April 5-May 1 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. (Note: Cameron A. Goode alternates with another 13-year-old, Philip Cusic, as the title character in…

13-year-old Cameron A. Goode (left) plays Jabari, whose dreams take him back to 1963 Birmingham, Alabama to meet members of the Birmingham Children’s Brigade (Leslie Ann Sheppard and Patrick Agada) in Chicago Children’s Theatre’s world premiere of Jabari Dreams of Freedom by Nambi E. Kelley. Performances are April 5-May 1 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. (Note: Cameron A. Goode alternates with another 13-year-old, Philip Cusic, as the title character in…

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. penned his ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’ while incarcerated in Birmingham, Alabama for protesting against segregation. The Letter from Birmingham Jail (also known as “Letter from Birmingham City Jail” and “The Negro Is Your Brother”) is an open letter. The letter defends ...Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. penned his ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’ while incarcerated in Birmingham, Alabama for protesting against segregation. The Letter from Birmingham Jail (also known as…

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. penned his ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’ while incarcerated in Birmingham, Alabama for protesting against segregation. The Letter from Birmingham Jail (also known as “Letter from Birmingham City Jail” and “The Negro Is Your Brother”) is an open letter. The letter defends ...Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. penned his ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’ while incarcerated in Birmingham, Alabama for protesting against segregation. The Letter from Birmingham Jail (also known as…

Birmingham, Alabama 1963... Fifty years ago.  It's difficult for me to believe that there was actually a world like this before I was born.

Birmingham, Alabama 1963... Fifty years ago. It's difficult for me to believe that there was actually a world like this before I was born.

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1963 in Birmingham, Alabama: A timeline of events

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