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Civil Rights Marker Damaged in Birmingham, Here’s Response From BCRI

bcri.org An Alabama state historical marker named for Bishop Calvin Wallace Woods, Sr., one of Birmingham's greatest civil rights leaders, was intentionally damaged by an...

Birmingham celebrates Black History Month with these activities   

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times  Honoring Black History Month may look and feel different this year due to the global COVID-19 pandemic but there...

Pastor T.D. Jakes, Atlanta Mayor pledge to match Woodfin’s $1K to...

By Greg Garrison | ggarrison@al.com The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute hosted a virtual roundtable of Black mayors on Thursday, moderated by TV Evangelist and best-selling author...

Regions Bank Announces $75K Grant for BCRI

regions.com Regions Bank today announced a $75,000 grant for the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI), a cultural and educational research center that chronicles the visual and oral...

City Council Approves $250K in Funding for BCRI

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times The Birmingham City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved $250,000 in emergency funds for Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) as the...

Angela Davis Receives Birmingham’s Top Human Rights Award

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Angela Davis, humanitarian, global civil rights activist and Birmingham native on Friday received the Fred Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award from...

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...

New Exhibit Exploring Life During Jim Crow Opens Oct. 18 at...

By Jon Eastwood bhamnow.com Maybe you’ve heard personal stories from your grandparents? Or studied civil rights in school. Understanding the struggles many faced before you isn’t...

BCRI gets 17 new board members with Angela Davis fiasco behind

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Following backlash from a decision to rescind an invitation to civil rights activist Angela Davis, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute...

BCRI Youth Tour Alabama African American Heritage Sites

bcri.org Twenty students in the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s (BCRI) Legacy Youth Leadership Program left Tuesday, July 16 for a three-day tour of historical sites...

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