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50 Years Ago: The World in 1963

Firefighters turn their hoses full force on civil rights demonstrators in Birmingham, Alabama, on July 15, 1963. 50 Years Ago: The World in 1963 - In Focus - The Atlantic

Children's Crusade, Birmingham, Alabama 1963 The 1963 campaign to desegregate Birmingham, Alabama, generated national publicity and federal...

Freedom Rides: Birmingham, Alabama (1963) - On the orders of Bull Connor, high-pressure firehoses are used against young demonstrators.

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Civil rights protesters getting hosed. Birmingham, Alabama, 1963 pic.twitter.com/BXGKifOWNa

1963 - The 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama was bombed as an act of racially motivated terrorism. The explosion at the African-American church, kills four girls and marks a turning point in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement. It helps build support for passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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The 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama was bombed on Sunday, September 15, 1963 as an act of white supremacist terrorism. The explosion at the African-American church, which killed four girls, marked a turning point in the United States 1960s Civil Rights Movement and contributed to support for passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. #Glogster #BuptistChurchBombing

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from masslive.com

Sarah Collins Rudolph, 'Fifth little girl' in 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, to speak at Worcester State University

A survivor of the 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama will be in Worcester Thursday to speak to an audience at Worcester State University.

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