Four black girls killed during Birmingham church bombing

September 15

On September 15, 1963, four black girls were killed in Birmingham church bombing. 

In 1963, Addie Mae Collins, Cynthia Wesley, Carole Robertson, and Carole Denise McNair were killed during a church bombing at 16th Street Baptist Church. The church was a known gathering place for prominent civil rights leaders and activists.


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Four Black schoolgirls killed in Birmingham church bombing

Baptist Street Church Bombing

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