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4 Little Girls

Cover of 4 Little Girls
Spike Lee, director

When a bomb tore through the basement of a black Baptist church on September 15th, 1963, it took the lives of four young girls: Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Addie Mae Collins. This racially motivated crime took place at a time when the civil rights movement was burning with a new flame, and as such it fueled a nation's outrage and brought Birmingham, Alabama to the forefront of America's conciousness.

Recommended by Nehemiah Center for Urban Leadership Development (Justified Anger)