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16th Street Baptist Church

1530 Sixth Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama
On the morning of Sept. 15, 1963, four Ku Klux Klansmen planted a bomb near the basement of the church, where children were preparing for Sunday service. Addie Mae Collins, 14, Denise McNair, 11, Carole Robertson, 14, and Cynthia Wesley, 14, perished in the attack and 22 others were injured. Today, worship services are still held at the church.

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