Exclusive Excerpt From John Lewis’s Memoir: The Birmingham Church Bombing — TIME

When the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., was bombed in 1963, John Lewis, now a Georgia Congressman, was one of the region’s most prominent civil rights leaders. He heard the news on the radio and rushed to Birmingham, where four girls had been killed in the blast. The tragic incident became a galvanizing…

via Exclusive Excerpt From John Lewis’s Memoir: The Birmingham Church Bombing — TIME

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