FAQ: What Is The 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing?

Was 16th Street Baptist Church a black church?

The 16th Street Baptist Church was organized as the First Colored Baptist Church of Birmingham in 1873. It was the first black church to organize in Birmingham, which was founded just two years before.

When was Birmingham bombed?

When was the 16th Street Baptist Church?

September 15, 1963

Where is Carole Robertson buried?

Of the five surviving members of the Birmingham Six, Patrick Hill currently resides in Ayrshire; Gerard Hunter in Portugal; John Walker in Donegal; and both Hugh Callaghan and William Power in London.

When was the church bombing?

September 15, 1963

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