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Congressional Black Caucus Mourns the Passing of Civil Rights Icon Julian...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chairman G. K. Butterfield released the following statement on the passing of Civil Rights leader Julian Bond: "Our hearts...

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT

South Court Auditorium 2:27 P.M. EDT      THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, everybody.  (Applause.)  Thank you.  Thank you so much.  Everybody have a seat.  Thank you.      First...


Former Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Leader Inducted into Alabama Tourism Hall...

(photo credit:Cody Eason) MOBILE – Dr. Lawrence J. Pijeaux, Jr. of Birmingham was inducted into the Alabama Tourism Hall of Fame at the Alabama Governor’s...

“First Lady of the Black Press” is Subject of Book Discussion

Ethel Payne was important figure in Civil Rights Era Many people do not recognize the name Ethel Payne among the most important people in the...

One Day Supplier Diversity Training to Take Place at Birmingham...

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) and Skye Connect Incorporated have partnered to present a one-day supplier diversity training entitled The Business Imperative of Economic...

Congresswoman Johnson Recognizes the Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of...

Washington, D.C. - (Thursday, July 2nd, 2015) - Last Thursday, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement in recognition of the anniversary of...

ATTORNEY GENERAL LORETTA E. LYNCH DELIVERS REMARKS AT THE COMMUNITY POLICING...

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA Thank you, U.S. Attorney Vance, for that kind introduction; for your lifelong commitment to public service; and for your exceptional work on...

FAMILY LAW REFORM INFORMATIONAL MEETING – Tri-Cities

On Thursday, June 18th at 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Central Time, the Alabama Family Rights Association will be the guest speaker at the...

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute presents: The Women Gather

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute presents: From Staff Report The Women Gather: AnEvening of Poetry and MusicBIRMINGHAM, Ala. - On Thursday, March 26,2015 at the Birmingham Civil...

UN panel to consider US ‘failure’ to clear up racial murders...

 JUSTICE INITIATIVE UN panel to consider US 'failure' to clear up racial murders of civil rights era The Guardian A 2008 law ordered the Department of Justice to...

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