Blog // 09.15.2011

Remembering Denise, Addie Mae, Carole and Cynthia- Four Little Girls

Article by Abena A-T

On this day, September 15th 1963, four young girls were murdered in a church bombing carried out by members of the racist terrorist group, the Ku Klux Klan.

I am so saddened. And the sad thing is, I had to be reminded of this date on Facebook. Facebook? That’s my source to remind me of such a devastating and historic event? A number of artists have made films and songs to commemorate this day.¬† One of them is Birmingham Sunday written by Langston Hughes.

Here is a clip about the documentary¬† filmaker Spike Lee created called¬† “Four Little Girls”.

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