Today marks the 50th anniversary of Birmingham, Alabama’s 16th St. Baptist Church Bombing. The “four little girls” who perished, Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, and Cynthia Wesley, were recently awarded the Congressional Gold Medal.
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Birmingham Public Library Digital Collections
Four black schoolgirls killed in Birmingham
'Four Little Girls' Awarded Congressional Gold Medal
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