On Sept. 15, the nation marks 50 years since four girls were killed in the tragic 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama. There have been several ceremonies honoring the lives of Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Denise McNair this year. Take a look at past and future events remembering the lives of the young victims.
In his State of the Union address, the president said the economy is stronger than when he took office four years ago, but there is still much work to be done. He also mentioned Hadiya Pendleton and urged Congress to vote on laws to help curb gun violence.