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Rev. Jesse Jackson discloses Parkinson’s disease diagnosis

By Sophia Tareen Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) -- The Rev. Jesse Jackson says he's been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson's disease and plans...

BCRI Celebrates 25 Years of Education, Dialogue and History

By Anita Debro For the Birmingham Times The dignified domed building on 16th Street North in downtown Birmingham looks as though it was always meant to...

Andrea Taylor, president and CEO, on Institute’s Role in Increasingly Complex...

By Anita Debro For the Birmingham Times It’s been two years since Andrea Taylor joined the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) as president and CEO. During...

Former Mayor Richard Arrington Reflects on Birth of BCRI

By Anita Debro For the Birmingham Times Richard Arrington Jr., Birmingham’s first elected African-American mayor, doesn’t take credit for establishing the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI),...

Odessa Woolfolk nurtured museum from idea to respected Institute

By Anita Debro For the Birmingham Times When Odessa Woolfolk walks into the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI), it is almost like she is walking into...

These are the Community Members who helped grow Birmingham Civil Rights...

  Members of the Task Force named by Mayor Richard Arrington in 1986 to plan for establishment of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute: Odessa Woolfolk (Chairperson) Frank...

Miles College generates $67M in financial impact for area

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Miles College generates $67 million in financial impact for the local and regional economies, according to a study commissioned by...

Local playwright Marc Raby entertains, inspires and will bring show to...

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times Marc Raby remembers how his love for theater began: he was 8 years old, and his aunt took him to...

Ice Skating returns to Railroad Park on Nov. 25

By Alabama NewsCenter Staff Get ready for a winter wonderland experience at Railroad Park in Birmingham. The ice rink returns Saturday, Nov. 25, bigger than before –...

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