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President Kennedy and the Aftermath of the 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times President John F. Kennedy expressed "outrage" and "grief" one day after Sixteenth Street Baptist Church was bombed in 1963 killing...

Carol McKinstry, Birmingham Church Bombing Survivor, on the ‘Hurt And Grief’

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Carol Maull McKinstry, 15 years old in 1963, had been a member of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church since the...

U.S. Assistant AG Kristen Clarke Delivers Remarks at Miles College

By Keisa Sharpe-Jefferson For The Birmingham Times United States Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke on Thursday encouraged Miles College students to consider using their talents for...

Report touts Alabama’s natural, outdoor assets as economic development draw

By Michael Sznajderman Many folks may not view parks and nature trails as pivotal tools for economic development. But a recent report prepared for the Alabama...

Civil Rights Marker Damaged in Birmingham, Here’s Response From BCRI

bcri.org An Alabama state historical marker named for Bishop Calvin Wallace Woods, Sr., one of Birmingham's greatest civil rights leaders, was intentionally damaged by an...