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Take a moment out of your day to remember Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Cynthia Wesley and Carole Robertson.

President to sign bill honoring four Birmingham girls killed in church bombing

President Obama is set to sign a bill Friday that honors the victims of Birmingham's 16th street Baptist church bombing which took place on September 15, 1963. Recently, the U.S. Congress unanimously voted to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the families of Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Cynthia Wesley and Carole Robertson.  Members of the Alabama Congressional Delegation along with Birmingham Mayor William Bell plan to attend the signing ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Originally posted to Bend Over Here It Comes Again on Fri May 24, 2013 at 10:38 AM PDT.

Also republished by Black Kos community and Barriers and Bridges.

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