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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch is visiting Alabama to discuss law enforcement work.
Lynch is traveling to the city on Wednesday as part of a tour focusing on programs meant to improve cooperation between police and the community.
Lynch will meet with new cadets at Birmingham's police academy and participate in a forum about community policing at the city's civil rights museum.
Lynch will also pay a visit to Birmingham's 16th Street Baptist Church, site of a racist bombing that killed four black girls in 1963. And she will meet with both Birmingham-area youth and police chiefs and sheriffs from north Alabama.
Lynch became attorney general in April. She's the first black woman to hold the position.