WATCH: Sarah Collins Rudolph, survivor of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, shares her story

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – On Sept. 15, 1963 – a Sunday – a bomb blast ripped through the side of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, killing four little girls who’d been in the ladies room. It was one of a string of bombs that would rock the Southern city in those days multiple times per week, leading to the nickname “Bombingham.” This incident, because it involved children, drew the attention of the world. Sarah Collins Rudolph was there that day and survived the bombing, but lost her sister, Addie Mae Collins, as well as an eye. She recently sat down with Black News & Views to tell her story:

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