Home Tags Civil rights movement

Tag: civil rights movement

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...

Major Tyrone Tolbert: From Birmingham foot soldier to U.S. Army Soldier

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Welcome to Third Thursdays! This series—published in the Birmingham Times on the third Thursday of every month—highlights area citizens who...

New generation of Birmingham protesters step up

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times When protests were held in Hoover, Ala., on Tuesday evening after Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said a police officer...

Local clergy to activists: ‘Keep Dr. King in mind’

By Nathan Turner Jr. and Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Ask today’s group of mostly young activists the difference between their recent protests in the Birmingham...

Times change, but the objectives of the demonstrations shouldn’t

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Civil Rights Movement tactics may change, but the objectives shouldn’t, said Doris Gary, 85, who participated in the marches of...

Inside the Birmingham community where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. found...

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times Jeff Drew remembers the first day he met the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who stayed with his family...

Valuable lessons from King-led marches from an eyewitness

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times During the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham, children learned as many lessons outside the classroom as they did inside, remembered...

Descendants of the movement: Eyewitnesses to civil rights history

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For the Birmingham Times History often focuses on children of the movement—youngsters who were active participants in the fight for civil rights....

The momentous events leading to Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘Letter from...

Special to The Times On April, 2, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rev. Ralph David Abernathy and the Rev. Wyatt Tee Walker met at...

‘The most cogent and influential defense of nonviolent resistance ever written’

Letter From Birmingham Jail has been called a jewel of American literature. Clayborne Carson, director of the Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute at...

Trending Now