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Biden signs bill making lynching a federal hate crime

By Darlene Superville Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidents typically say a few words before they turn legislation into law. But Joe Biden flipped the script...

Rep. Terri Sewell welcomes one of her biggest fights since being...

Donna M. Owens NBC News In August, Rep. Terri Sewell stood at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in her hometown, Selma, Alabama, to tout...

Vice President Kamala Harris Marks ‘Bloody Sunday’ Anniversary in Selma

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press SELMA, Ala. — Vice President Kamala Harris visited Selma, Alabama, on Sunday to commemorate a defining moment in the fight for...

Civil Rights Pilgrimage ‘Difficult’ This Year for Members of Congress

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Nearly 20 members of Congress, including U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, began an annual pilgrimage through Alabama’s civil rights sites on...

The Morgan Project Highlights One of Birmingham’s Most Impassioned Speeches

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. The Birmingham Times Former U.S. Senator Doug Jones summed up it best when he told a gathering Wednesday at the Sixteenth Street...

Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument receives grant for field trips for...

By Mark Kelly Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument recently received a grant for a program aimed at fourth graders in Birmingham and Jefferson County. Awarded by...

Birmingham Public Library to Host Dozens of Black History Month Programs

bplonlinenews.comThe Birmingham Public Library (BPL)'s celebration of Black History Month is into its second week. Throughout February, BPL is hosting 71 free programs and activities for our patrons in 15...

Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’ available for all...

By Caroline Gazzara-McKenzie University of Alabama It was 1963 and Birmingham was going through a racial revolution. Demonstrations and peaceful protests against the city’s strict segregation...

Best way for Blacks to honor Dr. King: Stop killing each...

By Roy S. Johnson | rjohnson@al.com This is an opinion column I don’t want to see another balloon rise toward the clouds to honor a dead child....

Realizing Dr. King’s Dream at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

By Haley Wilson  The Birmingham Times  Belinda Hines was at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) on Monday, the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s...

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