Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to Present Children’s Literature and the Civil Rights Movement Teacher Workshop

Civil rights Inst   The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) will present a teacher workshop,” Children’s Literature and the Civil Rights Movement” on Saturday, October 12, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in BCRI’s Woods Community Meeting Room. The workshop, which is free and open to the public, will provide tools and resources to assist teachers in incorporating children’s literature in the teaching of the civil rights movement. According to Ahmad Ward, Head of Education and Exhibitions for BCRI, “Children need to learn their history, even the ugly parts, in order to learn from past mistakes and keep moving forward.” Registration for the workshop is required. Lunch will be provided and space is limited. Please contact Sam Pugh at or 205-328-9696 x 246 to register for the event.