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Legendary activist Harry Belafonte to receive BCRI’s top award

Special to the Times In honor of its 25th Anniversary, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) has announced three recipients of the 2017 Fred L....

Nick Patterson named Digital Content Coordinator for The Birmingham Times

Times staff report Nicholas Patterson has been named digital content coordinator for the Birmingham Times Media Group, Inc. Patterson, who was born in Ensley and raised...

Violence in Charlottesville: What Birmingham Mayor William Bell, Rep. Terri Sewell...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Local political and civil rights leaders and members of Congress said they are disturbed by the violence that ensued during...

Area Students Complete BCRI program detailing city’s role in US history

By Erica Wright  The Birmingham Times Twenty students from the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s Legacy Youth Leadership Program (LYLP) graduated Sunday as docents and interns.  The...

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...

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