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Sarah Collins Rudolph: Surviving the Birmingham bombings

Sarah Collins Rudolph was 12 years old and standing close to her 14-year-old sister and three other Black girls when an explosion rocked Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church. Sarah’s sister and the three other girls were killed instantly. Sarah was showered with broken glass and lost an eye. Sixty years later, come hear Sarah’s story and reflect on this pivotal moment in the Civil Rights Movement — and what it means for today.

Read more in recent New York Times opinion piece and profile “What Does America Owe the Victims of Racial Terrorism?”

When: Rescheduled, Date & Time TBD

Where: The John D. O’Bryant African American Institute, Northeastern University, 40 Leon Street, West Village F

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