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Birmingham’s long awaited National Monument Dedication scheduled for Saturday

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times The National Park Service and the City of Birmingham will on Saturday host a community celebration marking the establishment of...

William Coleman, civil rights lawyer who shattered racial barriers, dies

Jeff Horwitz Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — William T. Coleman Jr., a civil rights lawyer from Philadelphia who prevailed in several landmark Supreme Court cases, broke...

Daughter of Alabama voting rights icon on her mother’s role as...

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times As a child, Puntadeleste “Punta” Bozeman would sit in the back of rural churches wondering why her mother was spending...

Thousands of demonstrators, from all races and ages, turned out for...

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times Birmingham has long served as ground zero for the fight for human rights, dating back to the civil rights era....

Trump clashes with civil rights leader John Lewis as inauguration looms

By Steve Peoples Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's feud with civil rights icon John Lewis is highlighting the president-elect's willingness to attack any...

Community opinion wanted on Birmingham’s Civil Rights National Park proposal

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times Federal officials will join state and city leaders in Birmingham on Thursday, Oct. 27 to hear feedback from the community...

Birmingham’s business community needs a national park

By Nan Baldwin Special to The Times By now, many in the business community know about the City of Birmingham and Congresswoman Terri Sewell’s tremendous efforts...

How teachers fought for civil rights in Birmingham

By Charles Buchanan UAB Magazine By all accounts, Ruby Jackson Gainer was one of those teachers that students remember for a lifetime. On a Facebook post...

Restoring faith in Birmingham 53 years after one of the ‘most...

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times Fifty-three years ago, the city of Birmingham was wounded by what the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr....

Alabama one of several states looking to preserve civil rights sites

By Russell Contreras Associated Press  Alabama, once known for discrimination and violence, is one of several states making strides to preserve historic sites. Advocates say it's...

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