Voices of Alabama: 16th Street Baptist Church

Meet Armond Bragg, member of 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, who provides his oral history of the site and its pivotal role in the African-American struggle for freedom.

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Archival images provided by: Alabama Department of Archives and History, donated by Alabama Media Group, photos by Tom Lankford, Vernon Merritt, Anthony Falletta, Tom Self, Carter, Norman Dean, and Ed Jones, Birmingham News; Library of Congress.