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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 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...

BCRI to mark 56th anniversary of Children’s Crusade on May 10

By Pay Byington bhamnow.com It is a part of the history of Birmingham we shall never forget. During the first week of May 1963, Civil Rights leaders...

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...

Angela Davis speaks for first time in Birmingham since Civil Rights...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Dr. Angela Davis returned home to Birmingham today to speak publicly for the first time since the city’s Civil Rights...

Julianne Malveaux: In Honor of Dr. Angela Davis

Dr. Julianne Malveaux If anyone deserves a civil rights award, Dr. Angela Davis certainly does. The activist and scholar has been on the front lines...

Richard Friedman: My view of Dr. Angela Davis

By Richard Friedman Much has been written about the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s desire to award its prestigious Fred Shuttlesworth Award to Dr. Angela Davis....

Local clergymen on what Dr. King would think of Birmingham today

By Nathan Turner Jr. For the Birmingham Times A half century after the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated Birmingham ministers say the Civil...

Amid National Turmoil, Teen Summit Unites Area Students

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Gabrielle Johnson, a junior at Briarwood Christian School, is part of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s Youth Leadership program. On Wednesday,...

Priscilla Hancock Cooper knows the importance of mentors. So she became...

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times At an early age, Priscilla Hancock Cooper recognized the importance of mentors and artists. “I grew up working for a black...

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