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Angela Davis met with support, standing ovation at Boutwell

Times staff report During a sold out appearance at the Boutwell Auditorium Saturday night in downtown Birmingham, Civil Rights activist, Angela Davis said she never...

Angela Davis speaks for first time in Birmingham since Civil Rights...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Dr. Angela Davis returned home to Birmingham today to speak publicly for the first time since the city’s Civil Rights...

Julianne Malveaux: In Honor of Dr. Angela Davis

Dr. Julianne Malveaux If anyone deserves a civil rights award, Dr. Angela Davis certainly does. The activist and scholar has been on the front lines...

Richard Friedman: My view of Dr. Angela Davis

By Richard Friedman Much has been written about the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s desire to award its prestigious Fred Shuttlesworth Award to Dr. Angela Davis....

Local clergymen on what Dr. King would think of Birmingham today

By Nathan Turner Jr. For the Birmingham Times A half century after the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated Birmingham ministers say the Civil...

Amid National Turmoil, Teen Summit Unites Area Students

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Gabrielle Johnson, a junior at Briarwood Christian School, is part of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s Youth Leadership program. On Wednesday,...

Priscilla Hancock Cooper knows the importance of mentors. So she became...

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times At an early age, Priscilla Hancock Cooper recognized the importance of mentors and artists. “I grew up working for a black...

Photo Gallery: 2017 Fred Shuttlesworth Human Rights Awards

Times Staff Report Photos by Stephonia Taylor McLinn The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) on Saturday hosted its combined 2017 Fred L. Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award...

BCRI Celebrates 25 Years of Education, Dialogue and History

By Anita Debro For the Birmingham Times The dignified domed building on 16th Street North in downtown Birmingham looks as though it was always meant to...

Andrea Taylor, president and CEO, on Institute’s Role in Increasingly Complex...

By Anita Debro For the Birmingham Times It’s been two years since Andrea Taylor joined the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) as president and CEO. During...

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