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Historic Church in Selma on Endangered Places List

By Jay Reeves Associated Press Like religious congregants all over, the people of historic Brown Chapel AME Church turned off the lights and locked the doors at the...

Vice President Kamala Harris Marks ‘Bloody Sunday’ Anniversary in Selma

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press SELMA, Ala. — Vice President Kamala Harris visited Selma, Alabama, on Sunday to commemorate a defining moment in the fight for...

Selma Bridge Crossing Different This Year; Goals The Same

Associated Press SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Activists who gathered virtually and in person to commemorate a pivotal day in the civil rights struggle that became...

Congressional leaders in Birmingham for Civil Rights Pilgrimage

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Many of Alabama’s political leaders, locally and nationally, gathered Friday in Birmingham for the 26th annual Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage....

Birmingham Library closes out Black History Month with 19 programs through...

www.bplonline.org The Birmingham Public Library will host a series of events over the next week at 14 different locations to culminate its 2019 celebration of...

Selma re-enacts march that sparked “Bloody Sunday”

Associated Press SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Throngs of people converged in the city of Selma, Alabama, for the annual re-enactment of a key event in...

Congressional delegation tours Birmingham during Civil Rights Pilgrimage

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times A bipartisan delegation of Congressional members - blacks and whites; Democrats and Republicans; men and women -- on Friday  toured...

Black marchers, white re-enactors find common foe in Selma

By Kim Chandler and Jay Reeves Associated Press SELMA, Ala. — The mayor of Selma refused to back down last week in a fight that has...

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute among 39 sites...

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church are among the 39 historical and preservation projects in...

Historic Alabama hotel, built in 1837, focus of legal battle

By Jeff Martin Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) - A company that sought to redevelop a historic hotel overlooking the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama -...

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