16th Street Baptist Church bombing: 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, terrorist attack in Birmingham, Ala., on Sept. 15, 1963, on the predominantly African American 16th Street Baptist Church by loc. "The one place where a man ought to get a square deal is in a courtroom, be he any color of the rainbow, but people have a way of carrying their resentments right into a jury box." Chapter 23
Four young African American girls killed after tragic bombing in Birmingham. Explains why that specific church was targeted, why the bombing accrued at that time, and the after math of the whole situation. "the senseless slaughter of songbirds by hunters and children" Chapter 30.
Includes a long and detailed timeline of all the events and legal actions that took place during the time. The timeline starts at September 15, 1963 and ends in August 3, 2016. "Scout," said Atticus, "nigger-lover is just one of those terms that don't mean anything—like snot-nose. It's hard to explain—ignorant, trashy people use it when they think somebody's favoring Negroes over and above themselves." Chapter 11
Includes information on the long term impact of the bombing, talks about Dr.King and his letter from prison, and background information about Birmingham. "I seen that black nigger yonder ruttin' on my Mayella!" Chapter 17