The 5th Little Girl

by Tracy Snipe
The 5th Little Girl

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Once described by the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as 'one of the most tragic and vicious crimes ever perpetrated against humanity,' the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Alabama instantly killed Addie Mae Collins, Carol Denise McNair, Carole Rosamond Robinson, and Cynthia Dionne Morris Wesley on September 15, 1963. This egregious act of domestic terrorism sparked the passage of landmark civil rights legislation. Orchestrated by white supremacists, the blast left twelve-year-old Sarah Collins temporarily blind. In this intimate first-hand account, Sarah imparts her views on topics such as the 50th year commemoration, restitution, and racial terrorism.
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Once described by the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as 'one of the most tragic and vicious crimes ever perpetrated against humanity,' the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Alabama instantly killed Addie Mae Collins, Carol Denise McNair, Carole Rosamond Robinson, and Cynthia Dionne Morris Wesley on September 15, 1963. This egregious act of domestic terrorism sparked the passage of landmark civil rights legislation. Orchestrated by white supremacists, the blast left twelve-year-old Sarah Collins temporarily blind. In this intimate first-hand account, Sarah imparts her views on topics such as the 50th year commemoration, restitution, and racial terrorism.