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Dr. Shelley Stewart, Radio and Business Legend, Honored with Birmingham’s Top...

By Nicole S. Daniel Birmingham Times Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin on Friday presented Civil Rights leader, veteran radio broadcaster and advertising executive Dr. Shelley Stewart with...

Shining Light on a Little Known Birmingham Civil Rights Incident

By Matt Windsor UAB Reporter “The dynamite had been lit, but miraculously the fuse stopped before detonation.” Between 1955 and 1963, there were 29 bombings or attempted...

Retired Judge U.W. Clemon at Reading of His Life Story in...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times More than 800 elementary, middle and high school students from the Birmingham area on Friday witnessed the storied life of...

Artist Rico Gatson brings Rev. Shuttlesworth to life at the BMA

By Nicole S. Daniel The Birmingham Times Rico Gatson, a multidisciplinary artist working from Brooklyn, New York, is familiar with Birmingham’s Civil Rights history. Now he’s found a...

Restoration and reflection at the historic A.G. Gaston Motel in Birmingham

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin, city leaders and other dignitaries that included U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, on Thursday cut...

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...

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