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Alabama one of several states looking to preserve civil rights sites

By Russell Contreras Associated Press  Alabama, once known for discrimination and violence, is one of several states making strides to preserve historic sites. Advocates say it's...

March on Washington observed in Magic City with push for Civil...

Times staff report On Sunday, Aug. 28 the City of Birmingham will celebrate the 53rd anniversary of the March on Washington with its own march...

Mayor Bell to request Presidential Executive Order to create civil rights...

Times staff report Birmingham Mayor William Bell will next week request a Presidential Executive Order to designate the AG Gaston Freedom Center and the Civil...

Camp promotes peace, takes look at Civil Rights

Photos by Stephonia Taylor Mclinn The second annual Civil Rights Youth Day Camp was held in Birmingham last week with the theme “Non-Violent Approach to...

What Black Lives Matter Can Learn from the Civil Rights Movement

  By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Core activists of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement are quick to remind people that the current wave of protests...

Civil Rights Landmarks Projected for World Heritage Status

By Ebone’ Parks The Birmingham Times Mayor William Bell announced Tuesday that Birmingham and other locations throughout the state of Alabama and the Southeast are in...

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