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Realizing Dr. King’s Dream at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

By Haley Wilson  The Birmingham Times  Belinda Hines was at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) on Monday, the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Most Memorable Visits to Birmingham (AL)

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Birmingham have been intertwined ever since the Civil Rights leader helped dismantle segregation in...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Notable Quotes

By Hannah Hutyra Keepinspiring.me Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 15, 1929. He was a pivotal advocate for African Americans...

Celebration of Life for Maxine McNair, mother of girl killed in...

 By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times The Celebration of Life services for Maxine McNair, the last living parent of one of the four girls killed in...

Maxine McNair, mother of girl killed in Birmingham church bombing, dies...

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Maxine McNair, the last living parent of one of the four girls killed in the 1963 Birmingham church bombing, died...

Parker High School’s Wendell Hudson on Being First Black Hoops Player...

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. Alabama NewsCenter Old friends sat and talked after lunch recently as a room full of basketball fans hung on every word. Wendell Hudson...

Alabama Judge Clears 1955 Court Record of Civil Rights Pioneer

By Jay Reeves Associated Press A judge has approved a request to wipe clean the court record of a Black woman who was arrested for refusing...

Ret. Judge Houston Brown and Attorney J. Mason Davis honored by...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Retired Jefferson County Judge Houston L. Brown and Birmingham lawyer J. Mason Davis, Jr. were honored Friday by the Birmingham...

Meet Odessa Woolfolk: Birmingham’s Living Legend

By Javacia Harris Bowser For The Birmingham Times It’s a sunny fall afternoon, and Odessa Woolfolk has made her way to the Titusville branch of the...

How An Educator Turned Vision of The BCRI Into Reality

By Javacia Harris Bowser For The Birmingham Times When former Birmingham Mayor Richard Arrington Jr. assembled a 21-member task force to spearhead the creation of the...

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