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Local college students compile forceful report on lynchings in Bham area

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Between the 1880s and 1940, a documented 30 people were lynched or victims of racial terror violence in Jefferson County,...

Birmingham to Host ​​​Mass Meeting​ As ​Part​ of ​​‘Poor​ ​People’s Campaign’

Times staff report The Rev.​ Dr. William​ J. Barber, II​ and​ the Rev​ Dr.​ Liz Theoharis will​ co-lead​ a Moral​ Revival​ mass meeting​ in​ Birmingham...

Equal Justice Initiative dedicates marker for lynching victims in Tuscaloosa County

Special to The Times The Equal Justice Initiative this week unveiled a historical marker memorializing eight African American men lynched in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, between 1884...

Bryan Stevenson launches video on lynching and the legacy of racial...

By Solomon Crenshaw For the Birmingham Times Montgomery, Ala.–based lawyer Bryan Stevenson may be best known for confronting racism in the criminal justice system, but his...

Bryan Stevenson’s fervent battle against bias in the criminal justice system

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times Bryan Stevenson never expected to stay in Alabama. He came to the state in the mid-'80s to help set up...

Nearly 2,000 attend Stevenson’s lecture at Samford

By Sean Flynt Samford University Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) founder Bryan Stevenson electrified and inspired an audience of almost 2,000 in Samford University’s Wright Center Concert...

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