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Sixteenth Street Baptist Church

1530 6th Ave N
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, 35203

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Photo: Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) License: 2
Called the First Colored Baptist Church of Birmingham when it was founded in 1873, this was the first black church to organize in Birmingham. In September 1963, the church was the target of a racially-motivated bombing that killed four girls.

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