Artist: Ashley Hillis
School: Hampton Cove Elementary, Huntsville
"Sept. 15, 1963 -- Sixteenth Street Baptist Church was bombed in Birmingham."
1963 Birmingham bombings of Civil Rights-related targets, including the offices of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, the home of A.D. King (brother of Martin Luther King, Jr.), and the 16th Street Baptist Church (in which 4 children were killed), focus national attention on racial violence in the state.
Created: October 12, 2007
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