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Sunday Discussion: Marking The 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing 60 Years Later

Welcome to the Sunday Discussion segment! Each week here on Geek Alabama, Sunday Discussion will feature a serious topic that needs to be featured and talked about. You can “discuss” it on your own social media networks as comments are banned here on Geek Alabama.

On Sept. 15, 1963, four girls died following the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, fueled by racism and hate. TODAY’s Sheinelle Jones sits down with people honoring their legacy and turning the message into one of hope.


Sarah Rudolph Collins, a 72-year-old survivor, tells CBS News about the struggles of living with the traumatic event. CBS News’ Elise Preston reports.


Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson at the 60th anniversary of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, that took the lives of 4 young girls in 1963: ” Why has it taken 232 years and 150 prior appointments for a black woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.”

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