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New Interactive Website Featuring Henry Louis Gates, Tracks Slave Voyages

By Stacy M. Brown BlackPressUSA In his PBS series, “Finding Your Roots …” Henry Louis Gates Jr. presents guests whose roots cover the globe – from...

Congressional leaders in Birmingham for Civil Rights Pilgrimage

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Many of Alabama’s political leaders, locally and nationally, gathered Friday in Birmingham for the 26th annual Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage....

Frank Robinson, baseball’s fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83

By David Ginsburg and Ben Walker Associated Press Crowding the plate, fearsome and fearless, Frank Robinson hammered his way into the Hall of Fame. His legacy, however,...

Birmingham residents, groups commemorate 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s death

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times Outside, recordings of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speeches blared over speakers in front of Birmingham Civil...

Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies at 81

By Christopher Torchia Associated Press   JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, died in a hospital on Monday after a...

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...

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...

‘Community Conversations’ Continue this week at The Ballard House

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times The Ballard House Project will continue its “GATHER for Community Conversations” this week with a forum on Hip Hop and...

In New Book ,‘Fifth Little Girl’ Describes First Hand Account of...

By Sarah Collins Rudolph  This is the opening chapter of “The 5th Little Girl: Soul Survivor of the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing (The Sarah...

Talladega College: After heated decision to attend inauguration, Alabama’s Oldest HBCU...

By Ariel Worthy  The Birmingham Times Looking at the front of Fanning Refectory, which houses the student and faculty dining rooms on the campus of Talladega...

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