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16th Street Baptist Church Awarded $200,000 for Historic Preservation

savingplaces.org The National Trust for Historic Preservation's African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund announced on Monday its first round of Preserving Black Churches grants to...

Birmingham’s Tragic and Historic 2022 Homicide Toll, By the Numbers

By Carol Robinson | crobinson@al.com Birmingham ended 2022 with the families and friends of 144 homicide victims left grieving. The year was deadliest in recent history and...

50 Facts About Christmas You May Not Know

Compiled by the Birmingham Times Staff Alabama was the first state to recognize Christmas as an official holiday, and the tradition began in 1836. —– “Silent Night”...

Birmingham To Commemorate 60 Years Since Pivotal 1963

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times The city of Birmingham on Wednesday announced yearlong activities to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the 1963 Civil Rights movement. Mayor...

“Shuttlesworth”, Documentary on a Birmingham Icon, Premieres in City on Dec....

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times A documentary on Birmingham’s history through the perspective of Civil Rights legend Rev. Fred L. Shuttlesworth will premiere at the...

Noted Lawyer to Speak in Birmingham on Sunday about ‘Jim Crow’s...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Margaret Burnham, co-founder of the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project, will be at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church on...

Alabama Activists Press Voting Rights in U.S. Supreme Court Showdown

By Andrew Chung (Reuters) - When Evan Milligan, a voting rights activist and organizer, scans his hometown of Montgomery, the capital of the state of...

The Activist: Cory Pettway, 1,000 Black Men Deep Walk

Compiled by Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Birmingham, known as a cradle of civil rights history, today still contains numerous strong voices pushing for change locally...

Birmingham Commemorates 59th Year Since 1963 Church Bombing

The Birmingham Times The Sixteenth Street Baptist Church will host its annual day of remembrance on the 59thcommemoration of church bombing with a special guest speaker and...

Lisa McNair Publishes “Dear Denise” to Her Sister, One of Church...

The Birmingham Times Lisa McNair, whose sister was one of four little girls killed on Sept. 15, 1963 in the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, has...

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