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But, for many black Americans, the phrase hearkens back to a sinister and callous act of racial terror by the Ku Klux Klan.

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By that time, Alabama had become a stronghold for anti-black racism and white supremacy. Inignited by the presence of newly-freed black Americans in Maidstone healing massage Maidstone South, the Ku Klux Klan began to spread in states like Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, and, of course, Alabama.

Inthe same year white vigilantes bombed 16th Street Baptist Church, Alabama Governor George Wallace ordered police to four cities, preventing public schools from opening after a federal court order was issued to integrate Alabama schools. Today, Alabama still has the second-highest number of active KKK groups in the country, according to a report by the Anti-Defamation League.

Black civil rights leaders considered Birmingham a convening location for local actions and movement work, including the likes of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In spring ofKing was arrested after leading members of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference SCLC in several nonviolent demonstrations in support of desegregation in Birmingham. At a. Nearly congregants were there, many attending Sunday school before 11 a.

Most of the church attendees were able to exit the building before massive holes were blown Girls in Birmingham its structure, but the girls were trapped in the basement, where their bodies were later found huddled together beneath debris. The murderous event galvanized the civil rights effort in the South and across the country.

King returned to Birmingham to eulogize the four slain girls before an audience of more than 3, mourners. Johnson was pushing what would become the Civil Rights Act of through the U.

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Chambliss joined the KKK when he was 20 years old, in He died in Then, 30 years after the four girls were killed, civil rights leaders once again drew attention to the case and pushed to have it reopened. InU. The bomb detonated at a. Immediately after the blast, church members wandered dazed and bloodied, covered with white powder and broken stained Girls in Birmingham, before starting to dig in the rubble to search for survivors.

More than 20 other members of the congregation were injured in the blast. When thousands of angry black protesters assembled at the crime scene, Wallace sent hundreds of police and state troopers to the area to break up the crowd.

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Two young black men were killed that night, one by police and another by racist thugs. Meanwhile, public outrage over the bombing continued to grow, drawing international attention to Birmingham. A well-known Klan member, Robert Chambliss, was charged with murder and with buying sticks of dynamite.

Blanton, Jr. Edgar Hoover blocked their prosecution and shut down the investigation without filing charges in After Alabama Attorney General Bill Baxley reopened the case, Chambliss was convicted in and sentenced to life in prison.

Efforts to prosecute the other three men believed responsible for the bombing continued for decades.

Though Cash died inCherry and Blanton were arrested and charged with four counts of ni in Blanton was convicted and sentenced to life in prison.

This decision was later reversed. On May 22,Cherry was convicted and sentenced to life, bringing a long-awaited victory to the friends and families of the four young victims.

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