US exhibition brings to light historic bombing of black church

A black church in Birmingham was bombed 55 years ago, killing four children and triggering violence around the US.

An exhibition in the United States is trying to bring new perspective to an event that proved to be a turning point in the struggle for civil rights.

Fifty-five years ago a black church in the southern city of Birmingham was bombed, killing four African American girls and unleashing a wave a violence in many parts of the country.


Al Jazeera’s Shihab Rattansi reports.