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Rabbi Jonathan Miller’s special bond with the Birmingham community

Times Staff Report Rabbi Jonathan Miller thought he was only going to stay in Birmingham about five years when he moved to the city to...

Legendary activist Harry Belafonte to receive BCRI’s top award

Special to the Times In honor of its 25th Anniversary, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) has announced three recipients of the 2017 Fred L....

Area Students Complete BCRI program detailing city’s role in US history

By Erica Wright  The Birmingham Times Twenty students from the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s Legacy Youth Leadership Program (LYLP) graduated Sunday as docents and interns.  The...

¡NUEVOlution!: Latinos in the New South exhibition opens at BCRI

Special to The Times On Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) officially opened a major travelling exhibition, ¡NUEVOlution! Latinos in the...

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute among 39 sites...

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church are among the 39 historical and preservation projects in...

Birmingham’s civil rights district could get federal designation in 2017

By Erin Harney Alabama NewsCenter As the National Park Service begins its second century in 2017, there’s hope in Birmingham that the city’s important role in...

Kwanzaa Workshop at BCRI celebrates culture, tradition

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times Lynndale Simba Smith knows how to captivate an audience. Smith is the founder, instructor and performer for American African...

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton receives BCRI’s Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award

Story by Solomon Crenshaw Jr. Photos by Stephonia Taylor McLinn and Solomon Crenshaw Jr The Birmingham Times The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) on Saturday presented Congresswoman Eleanor...

BCRI Elects 11 to its Board

Special to The Times The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) has elected 11 new members to its Board of Directors for multi-year terms along with...

Wide support for national historical park designation for Birmingham landmarks at...

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times   Birmingham officials and residents were passionate in their desire for a National Historical Park during a public meeting held Thursday...

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