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City Council approves $1.2M for upgrades at BCRI; Sewell wants Civil...

By Ariel Worthy Times staff writer Officials in Birmingham and Washington took steps Tuesday to make improvements to the city’s Civil Rights District. In Birmingham, the city...

Civil War Reenactment Set for September 5-6 at Point Mallard Park

Decatur, Alabama (August 20, 2015) – Labor Day is quickly approaching and the north Alabama region boasts plenty of things to see and do...

Congressional Black Caucus Mourns the Passing of Civil Rights Icon Julian...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chairman G. K. Butterfield released the following statement on the passing of Civil Rights leader Julian Bond: "Our hearts...


Former Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Leader Inducted into Alabama Tourism Hall...

(photo credit:Cody Eason) MOBILE – Dr. Lawrence J. Pijeaux, Jr. of Birmingham was inducted into the Alabama Tourism Hall of Fame at the Alabama Governor’s...

“First Lady of the Black Press” is Subject of Book Discussion

Ethel Payne was important figure in Civil Rights Era Many people do not recognize the name Ethel Payne among the most important people in the...

One Day Supplier Diversity Training to Take Place at Birmingham...

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) and Skye Connect Incorporated have partnered to present a one-day supplier diversity training entitled The Business Imperative of Economic...

Congresswoman Johnson Recognizes the Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of...

Washington, D.C. - (Thursday, July 2nd, 2015) - Last Thursday, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement in recognition of the anniversary of...

ATTORNEY GENERAL LORETTA E. LYNCH DELIVERS REMARKS AT THE COMMUNITY POLICING...

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA Thank you, U.S. Attorney Vance, for that kind introduction; for your lifelong commitment to public service; and for your exceptional work on...

White suspect confesses to deadly attack on black U.S. church –...

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=En-A7t38cVY CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A 21-year-old white man confessed to shooting dead nine black people at a historic South Carolina church, and hoped his...

[VIDEO] In Her First Interview Rachel Dolezal Tells Matt Lauer: ‘I...

NEW YORK (AP) — The woman who resigned as head of a local NAACP branch after her parents said she was white said Tuesday...

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