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BCRI Youth Tour Alabama African American Heritage Sites

bcri.org Twenty students in the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s (BCRI) Legacy Youth Leadership Program left Tuesday, July 16 for a three-day tour of historical sites...

Sadie Roberts-Joseph, Founder Of African American Museum, Found Dead In Car...

Black Voices BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 75-year-old Louisiana woman who founded an African American history museum was discovered dead in the trunk of...

City celebrates 65th anniversary of famed A.G. Gaston Motel

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Rochelle Malone remembers the times she went fishing with her great-grandfather, Birmingham business mogul, Dr. Arthur George Gaston.  “He would always...

City and State Officials to Commemorate 65th Anniversary of A.G. Gaston...

Birminghamal.gov On Monday, July 1, Birmingham Mayor Randall L. Woodfin and Alabama Sen. Doug Jones will lead the commemoration of the 65th anniversary since the...

One of the last surviving Tuskegee Airmen, Lt. Col. Robert Friend,...

Yahoo News PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - America has lost another of its original Tuskegee pilots with the passing of retired Lt. Col. Robert “Bob” Friend, who died Friday...

Birmingham Commemorates Juneteenth

Amarr Croskey photos Kelly Ingram Park was packed on Saturday, June 15 as metro area residents celebrated the city’s 20th annual Juneteenth with the Birmingham...

Historic 4th Avenue Business District to Join Statewide Revitalization Efforts

www.birminghamal.gov Birmingham’s historic Fourth Avenue business district, managed by Urban Impact, has been selected to join a statewide effort to build stronger communities through effective...

Statues of Helen Keller and Rosa Parks coming to Alabama Capitol

By Justin Averette Alabama NewsCenter Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law a bill last week creating a commission charged with installing statues of Rosa Parks and...

Yale University To Have Its First Black Student Body President In...

By Kimberley Richards Black Voices Yale University student Kahlil Greene is set to become the university’s first black student body president. Greene, who will begin his junior...

Clotilda: Last US slave ship discovered among gators, snakes

By Jay Reeves Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The old wooden ship hull didn’t look like much when researchers first saw it: just broken, waterlogged...

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