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The Little Rock Nine: Remembering How They Overcame

By Sarafina Wright Washington Informer/New America Media The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) closed out the celebration of its one-year anniversary with...

University of Alabama historic marker honors civil rights hero

By Jamon Smith Alabama NewsCenter A giant in civil rights history was recognized Friday with the unveiling of the Autherine Lucy Foster Historic Marker at a...

‘Let’s Talk Race’ session draws diverse crowd to Vestavia Hills church

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times The Rev. Ron Higey had his plans laid out. The pastor of Birmingham International Church in Vestavia Hills...

In New Book ,‘Fifth Little Girl’ Describes First Hand Account of...

By Sarah Collins Rudolph  This is the opening chapter of “The 5th Little Girl: Soul Survivor of the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing (The Sarah...

Sarah Collins Rudolph revisits 16th Street Baptist Church and recalls the...

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times A group of more than 20 people sat recently in the sanctuary of the 16th Street Baptist Church in downtown...

Birmingham International Church lives up to its name

By Erica Wright For the Birmingham Times The Rev. Ron Higey is certified as both a pastor and a counselor. That helped with the healing process...

‘Bleak Time’ for Civil Rights, Says New Head of Leadership Conference

By Khalil Abdullah New America Media Vanita Gupta, 41, took the helm as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the oldest coalition...

Alabama Lawmaker sponsors bills to repeal legislation preserving Confederate Monuments

Times Staff Report A Jefferson County lawmaker offended, she said, by a law passed in the Legislature preserving Confederate monuments has pre-filed bills to repeal...

Rabbi Jonathan Miller’s special bond with the Birmingham community

Times Staff Report Rabbi Jonathan Miller thought he was only going to stay in Birmingham about five years when he moved to the city to...

Dick Gregory, comedian and civil rights activist, dies at 84

LOS ANGELES (AP) Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health,...

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