HAMMOND | A play and presentation about the four girls killed in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Ala., in 1963 moved some people to tears Thursday as students and faculty at Purdue University Calumet packed Alumni Hall.
Beachfront Dance School dancers perform Thursday during a convocation as part of Purdue University Calumet's Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on the Hammond campus. The performance was about the four girls killed in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Ala., in 1963.
Lisa McNair, sister of Denise McNair, who died in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in 1963, speaks Thursday during a convocation at Purdue University Calumet. The bombing marked a turning point in the civil rights movement.
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