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COVID-19 And Birmingham: One Year Later

By Erica Wright and Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times (First of two parts) One year ago this month, the world changed. March 2021 observes an anniversary that...

Birmingham celebrates Black History Month with these activities   

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times  Honoring Black History Month may look and feel different this year due to the global COVID-19 pandemic but there...

Pastor T.D. Jakes, Atlanta Mayor pledge to match Woodfin’s $1K to...

By Greg Garrison | ggarrison@al.com The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute hosted a virtual roundtable of Black mayors on Thursday, moderated by TV Evangelist and best-selling author...

Regions Bank Announces $75K Grant for BCRI

regions.com Regions Bank today announced a $75,000 grant for the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI), a cultural and educational research center that chronicles the visual and oral...

City Council Approves $250K in Funding for BCRI

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times The Birmingham City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved $250,000 in emergency funds for Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) as the...

Angela Davis To Receive BCRI’s Shuttlesworth Award on June 19

bcri.org Global human rights activist, scholar, author and Birmingham native Dr. Angela Y. Davis will receive the Fred Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award, the highest award...

New Exhibit Exploring Life During Jim Crow Opens Oct. 18 at...

By Jon Eastwood bhamnow.com Maybe you’ve heard personal stories from your grandparents? Or studied civil rights in school. Understanding the struggles many faced before you isn’t...

BCRI Youth Tour Alabama African American Heritage Sites

bcri.org Twenty students in the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s (BCRI) Legacy Youth Leadership Program left Tuesday, July 16 for a three-day tour of historical sites...

BCRI to mark 56th anniversary of Children’s Crusade on May 10

By Pay Byington bhamnow.com It is a part of the history of Birmingham we shall never forget. During the first week of May 1963, Civil Rights leaders...

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...

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