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Sixteenth Street Baptist Church

1530 6th Ave. N., Birmingham, AL, 35203

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, downtown at 1530 6th Ave. N. at jct. 16th St., is where four young girls died in a 1963 Sunday morning bombing that became a pivotal event in the Civil Rights Movement. A 45-minute video program recounts the event and the role this African American church played in shaping local and national history. A stained-glass window donated by the people of Wales commemorates the tragedy.


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