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This is an amazing story about my son, Melvin Thaddeus Fowler Jr., who became the center of his family’s attention as the youngest child. Several developmental stages will be shared—from his birth as a four-pound, fourteen-ounce, nineteen-inch baby to a 306-pound and six-feet-three tall man-child. This story is not just about Melvin but also about…
On September 15, 1963 in Birmingham, Alabama, tragedy struck an entire nation; as the precious lives of four girls were taken during a senseless hate crime. The bombing at 16th Street Baptist Church reignited the civil rights movement as the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and several other civil rights workers fought for social justice in America.
Although gone, the dear lives of Addie Mae Collins -14, (April 18, 1949); Carole Rosamond Robertson - 14, (April 24, 1949); Cynthia Diane Wesley -14, (April 30, 1949); and Carole Denise McNair -11, (September 17, 1951); will forever remain in our memories. In "Bombingham: A One Act Play Based on the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing," the intimate account of the events surrounding the incident are documented.