On Sept. 15, 1963, four Black girls, Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Denise McNair, were killed in the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, after a member of the Ku Klux Klan detonated a bomb.
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.
Lorenzo "Fat Cat" Nichols, born in Birmingham, Alabama, was one of the top drug lords in New York City in the '80s. Nichols and his crew, made up of his family members, controlled a network of deals in Queens, New York. Nichols was convicted of killing his former parole officer and girlfriend.