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    The 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing on September 15, 1963 has been one of the most historic bombing in the African American community. Since then, the Spike Lee’s Four Little Girls film and the poem, Ballad of Birmingham, have been created to commemorate the event and the loss of the four beautiful young girls. Both have received awards for their outstanding and thoughtful works that both artist put into their projects. The movie, Four Little Girls, was a very stimulating movie because it was

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    Klan members set off dynamite in the sixteenth Baptist Church. The resulting explosion and compromise in the integrity of the building killed four girls. These girls, Addie Mae Collins, Cynthia Wesley, Carole Robertson, and Denise McNarr were the victims of this atrocity. The events that followed furthered the bloodshed. Thousands of black protestors flooded the streets in protest of the horrific acta that took place in the sixteenth Baptist street church [2]. It was not until 2001 and 2002 when some

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    Alabama four members of the KKK planted a minimum of 15 sticks of dynamite under the steps of the 16th Street Baptist church, close to the basement. At 10:22 a.m. the 16th Street Baptist Church received a phone call from an anonymous man who simply said “Three minutes,” before hanging up. Less than a minute of the call, the bombs exploded as there were five children present within the basement of the church. Out of the 5 children who were in the basement 4 of them died from the explosion 14 year old

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    “The Watsons Go To Birmingham,” by Christopher Curtis and “16th Street Street Baptist Church Bombing,” by Jessica McBirney In the two texts, “The Watsons Go To Birmingham,” by Christopher Curtis and “16th Street Baptist Church Bombing,” by Jessica McBirney, separate central ideas are presented, yet they both revolve around the same historical event. In the text, “The Watsons Go To Birmingham,” the central idea mainly focuses on a boy named Kenny who hears a loud noise while sitting in the backyard

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    and, “16th Street Baptist Church Bombing,” by Jessica McBirney the two authors create two different texts with the same event. The text, “16th Street Baptist Church Bombing,” by Jessica McBirney the central idea is that the church bombing impacted and angered an entire community. The text, “The Watsons Go To Birmingham,” by Christopher Curtis the central idea is that a noise that is compared to a sonic boom draws Kenny’s interest, and he later finds out that noise is the result of a church bombing

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    of Birmingham” is a poetic retelling of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama. In the poem, a mother and her daughter have a discussion about the daughter attending a freedom march. The mother sends her daughter to church instead, where the girl meets her fate. “Ballad of Birmingham” gives an insight into the civil rights movement of the 1960’s and the event that would transform the movement-- the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing. The girl begins “Ballad of Birmingham” by

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    Curtis and “16th Street Baptist Church Bombing,” by Jessica McBirney the authors both use the church bombing event to develop their own central ideas. In the text, “The Watsons Go to Birmingham,” by Christopher Curtis the central idea focuses on how the event affected a few families personally, and the whole community in a different way. This is shown when the main character Kenny thinks his sister was killed in the bombing, though she was not. In the text, “16th Street Baptist Church Bombing,” by Jessica

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    the bomb exploded at the 16th Street Baptist Church. The church members had been preparing for Sunday mass. This racially charged attack related in the death of four young black girls. Three days later King wrote a eulogy for them. In Eulogy For The Victims of The 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. uses rhetoric persuasion and poetic references to sympathize white people. The speech “Eulogy For The Victims of The 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing” by Dr. Martin Luther King

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    The Birmingham Church bombing occurred on September 15, 1963. The bomb exploded on a Sunday morning before church services at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, a church with a mostly black congregation. It was also served as a meeting place for civil rights leaders. Four young girls were killed and many others were injured in the explosion. Outrage over this incident and the clash between protesters and police helped draw national attention to the dangerous struggle for African

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    The Ballad Of Birmingham

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    a explosion and she races to the church and saw that the church had been bombed. She was frantically looking for her daughter and she can’t find her. Then she comes across all the rubble and she finally finds something of her daughter. The mother ended up finding one of her daughter’s white shoes. In the article called, “ Four Little Black Girls Dressing in White,” Tells the story about the four little girls who were killed in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing. This article goes into so much

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