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‘Desecration’ of Bishop Calvin Woods Landmark Condemned by City Council, Civil...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times In a resolution presented to the Birmingham City Council on Tuesday, Councilor Steven Hoyt said the city should “reinforce” its...

1960s civil rights activist Robert Moses has died

By Rebecca Santana Associated Press Robert Parris Moses, a civil rights activist who was shot at and endured beatings and jail while leading Black voter registration...

Lucille Bridges, Mother Of Civil Rights Activist Ruby Bridges, Dead At...

Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Lucille Bridges, the mother of civil rights activist Ruby Bridges, who walked with her then-6-year-old daughter past crowds screaming...

Sherrette Spicer: ‘Lady Freedom’ Seeks Justice

By Je’Don Holloway Talley For the Birmingham Times When most in high school wanted to become doctors and lawyers, Sherrette Spicer knew she wanted to chart...

Civil rights icon John Lewis remembered in Alabama

By Kim Chandler Associated Press TROY, Ala. (AP) — Civil rights icon and longtime Georgia congressman John Lewis was remembered Saturday — in the rural Alabama...

Onoyemi Williams: The Peacemaker

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times A closer look at a Birmingham-area activist: Onoyemi Williams, Birmingham Peacemakers Williams, 44, said her focus has been on putting money into...

Eric Hall, Co-Founder of Local BLM, Patterns Activism After Mom’s Work...

By Ameera Steward For the Birmingham Times Activist Eric Hall grew up in two cities with names that make people think of Black lives. The 38-year-old is...

Angela Davis To Receive BCRI’s Shuttlesworth Award on June 19

bcri.org Global human rights activist, scholar, author and Birmingham native Dr. Angela Y. Davis will receive the Fred Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award, the highest award...

At 81, Birmingham’s Maralyn Mosley still goes toe-to-toe with the political...

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times She’s known simply as “Mrs. Mosley.” Elected officials, corporate titans, civic leaders, neighborhood officers all know the blunt Maralyn Mosley, who,...

Angela Davis met with support, standing ovation at Boutwell

Times staff report During a sold out appearance at the Boutwell Auditorium Saturday night in downtown Birmingham, Civil Rights activist, Angela Davis said she never...

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