On September 15th, 1963 in Birmingham Alabama, on 16th street at the Baptist Church, a bomb had exploded. At this church, all black people had attended, including civil rights leaders. The bomb had gone off before a Sunday service. The suspects for the bombers were Thomas Blanton, Robert Chambliss, Bobby Frank Cherry, and Herman Cash. After the bombing, sadly four black schoolgirls were killed; Addie Mae Collins, Cynthia Wesley, Carole Robertson, and Carol Denise McNair.