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Alabama Activists Press Voting Rights in U.S. Supreme Court Showdown

By Andrew Chung (Reuters) - When Evan Milligan, a voting rights activist and organizer, scans his hometown of Montgomery, the capital of the state of...

The Activist: Cory Pettway, 1,000 Black Men Deep Walk

Compiled by Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Birmingham, known as a cradle of civil rights history, today still contains numerous strong voices pushing for change locally...

Birmingham Commemorates 59th Year Since 1963 Church Bombing

The Birmingham Times The Sixteenth Street Baptist Church will host its annual day of remembrance on the 59thcommemoration of church bombing with a special guest speaker and...

Lisa McNair Publishes “Dear Denise” to Her Sister, One of Church...

The Birmingham Times Lisa McNair, whose sister was one of four little girls killed on Sept. 15, 1963 in the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, has...

A Historic Black-Owned Barbershop with Murals Inside Discovered in Georgia

By Yenny Sanchez CNN.com A community revitalization group has uncovered forgotten Black barbershop and murals in an alleyway in Sparta, Georgia. Dream Streets Sparta was removing plywood...

New retail store at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport celebrates U.S. Civil Rights...

By Mark Kelly Alabama NewsCenter Birmingham and Alabama were focal points of America’s civil rights movement. Commemorating the roles the city and state played is the...

Historic 135-year-old Homewood Church Makes Plans For Future Generations

By Nathan Watson bhamnow.com  For 135 years, Union Missionary Baptist Church has stood unchanged in Homewood’s Rosedale Historic District. Now, the church is looking to raise $135,000 to...

Temple Beth-El to Dedicate Historical Civil Rights Marker on Sunday

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times The members of Temple Beth-El, a synagogue in Birmingham’s Southside community, on Sunday, July 17 will dedicate a historical marker...

Birmingham’s Juneteenth 2022: Commemoration and Education   

By Diamond Nunnally ABC 3340 News The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) hosted a block party for Juneteenth Saturday. The museum used it as an opportunity to...

Record Number of Juneteenth Celebrations Planned Across Birmingham Metro Area

The Birmingham Times/AL.com Juneteenth is a holiday that seems to get a little more joyous across Alabama every year, and judging from the ever-increasing number...

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