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Is the Gay Rights Movement similar to the Civil Rights Movement?

By Eboné Parks The Birmingham Times Can two different struggles during two different time periods have similarities? Some believe the gay rights and civil rights movements...

City Council approves $1.2M for upgrades at BCRI; Sewell wants Civil...

By Ariel Worthy Times staff writer Officials in Birmingham and Washington took steps Tuesday to make improvements to the city’s Civil Rights District. In Birmingham, the city...

Elected officials from around U.S. in Birmingham to talk of ‘damage’...

By Barnett Wright Times staff writer Some key members of Congress said they couldn’t think of a better place than Birmingham to kick off a series...

Obama: More Must Be Done to Close Pay Gap

Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sought to showcase progress on his watch on closing the pay gap for women while keeping up...

Civil War Reenactment Set for September 5-6 at Point Mallard Park

Decatur, Alabama (August 20, 2015) – Labor Day is quickly approaching and the north Alabama region boasts plenty of things to see and do...

Congressional Black Caucus Mourns the Passing of Civil Rights Icon Julian...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chairman G. K. Butterfield released the following statement on the passing of Civil Rights leader Julian Bond: "Our hearts...

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT

South Court Auditorium 2:27 P.M. EDT      THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, everybody.  (Applause.)  Thank you.  Thank you so much.  Everybody have a seat.  Thank you.      First...


Former Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Leader Inducted into Alabama Tourism Hall...

(photo credit:Cody Eason) MOBILE – Dr. Lawrence J. Pijeaux, Jr. of Birmingham was inducted into the Alabama Tourism Hall of Fame at the Alabama Governor’s...

“First Lady of the Black Press” is Subject of Book Discussion

Ethel Payne was important figure in Civil Rights Era Many people do not recognize the name Ethel Payne among the most important people in the...

One Day Supplier Diversity Training to Take Place at Birmingham...

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) and Skye Connect Incorporated have partnered to present a one-day supplier diversity training entitled The Business Imperative of Economic...

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