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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...

Richard Friedman: My view of Dr. Angela Davis

By Richard Friedman Much has been written about the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s desire to award its prestigious Fred Shuttlesworth Award to Dr. Angela Davis....

Former Mayor Richard Arrington Reflects on Birth of BCRI

By Anita Debro For the Birmingham Times Richard Arrington Jr., Birmingham’s first elected African-American mayor, doesn’t take credit for establishing the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI),...

Odessa Woolfolk nurtured museum from idea to respected Institute

By Anita Debro For the Birmingham Times When Odessa Woolfolk walks into the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI), it is almost like she is walking into...

These are the Community Members who helped grow Birmingham Civil Rights...

  Members of the Task Force named by Mayor Richard Arrington in 1986 to plan for establishment of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute: Odessa Woolfolk (Chairperson) Frank...

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...

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