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MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN: Do Black Children's Lives Matter?

More than fifty years later, many of the surviving children of the Birmingham church bombing have not gotten over the trauma.

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Victims of 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing Remembered

The city of Birmingham, Alabama, on Monday marked the anniversary of the 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church that killed four young black girls.

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Remembering Birmingham's Four Little Girls

Families Receive Congressional Medal on 50th Anniversary of Bombing

Less than one month after the original March on Washington in 1963, where African Americans and others celebrated landmark gains in the civil rights movement, a notorious hate group proved determined to prevent progress by viciously reminding the world of the high price of freedom.