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A former ku klux klansman was convicted today in the 1963 bombing of an alabama church that killed four black girls thomas blanton jr, 62, was convicted of four. Haven to the south's most violent ku klux klan chapter, birmingham was probably the most segregated city in the country dozens of unsolved bombings and. A timeline of the sixteenth street baptist church bombing in birmingham, alabama, that killed four african-american girls during services in 1963. The 16th street baptist church bombing was an act of white supremacist alabama, on sunday, september 15, 1963 bombings at black institutions were a regular.
Justice story: birmingham church bombing kills the innocent victims of sixteenth street baptist church bombing in 1963 alabama. On sunday morning, september 15, 1963, the ku klux klan bombed the sixteenth street baptist church in birmingham, alabama, killing four girls. Watch video doug jones, the democratic senate candidate in alabama, made his name as a us attorney in the late 1990s when he successfully prosecuted two members of the ku klux klan for the notorious 1963 bombing of a birmingham church that killed four black girls. In november, 1977 chambliss was tried once again for the sixteenth street baptist church bombing now aged 73, chambliss was found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment chambliss died in an alabama prison on 29th october, 1985.
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