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City Observes 58th Anniversary of 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times On a rainy September morning, 58 years to the day after four little girls lost their lives in a horrific...

Historic 16th Street Baptist Church This Week Observes 58th Year Since...

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times Looking back but pressing forward, the historic Sixteenth Street Baptist Church will commemorate the 58th Memorial Observance of the church...

Gov. Kay Ivey Apologizes to Bombing Survivor of Sixteenth Street Church

By Jay Reeves Associated Press Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has apologized to a survivor of a racist 1963 church bombing that killed four Black girls, calling...

Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church exhibits tell story of hurting, healing

By Alabama Power Foundation The story of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing on Sept. 15, 1963, and the tragedy, reconciliation and forgiveness that resulted,...

Thomas Blanton, KKK bomber of 16th St Baptist Church, dies

Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr., the last of three one-time Ku Klux Klansmen convicted in a 1963 Alabama church bombing...

Birmingham Street Will Not Be Renamed Black Lives Matter Blvd.

The Birmingham Times The Birmingham City Council will not consider a resolution that seeks to rename a portion of Sixteenth Street North to Black Lives...

Korey Wise of ‘Exonerated 5’ to speak at 16th Street Baptist...

For The Birmingham Times Korey Wise is a survivor. Seventeen years after serving an unlawful prison sentence and being illegally coerced into confessing to a...

16th Street Baptist Church added to list of protected sites 

Times staff report  The National Park Service (NPS) has added the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church to its network of protected sites and programs. The historic church...

Former VP Joe Biden Speaks at 56th Anniversary of 16th Street...

By Bill Barrow Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Visiting a black church bombed by the Ku Klux Klan during the civil rights era, Democratic presidential...

New Memorial for 16th St. Baptist Church on Sun, 56 Years...

By Nathan Watson bhamnow.com On Sunday, Sept. 15, the 56th anniversary of the 1963 bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church that killed four little girls...

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