50 Years After the Bombing, Birmingham Still Subtly Divided

Debbie Elliot of NPR profiles some of the individuals directly impacted by the 1963 16th Street Baptist Church bombing and its aftermath. Carolyn McKinstry, a survivor of the attack and classmates with the four girls killed, said, “I really struggled to understand, when our church was bombed, what it was that we were supposed to do differently. If you’re born brown, if you’re born white — whatever you’re born, if that’s a problem for someone, what do you do about that?” 

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