Why we should reject Birmingham’s slow descent into abysmal voter turnout — and take our civic duty seriously.
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute pays tribute to Japanese-American survivors of U.S. internment camps — connecting the dots between a wartime disgrace and 21st-century fears.
Images taken by a legislator who would go on to Alabama’s Supreme Court, captured the Selma to Montgomery March as history was made.
It has languished, and it has roared; now Birmingham can surge again if its citizens are up to the task.
Looking back on a career in federal law enforcement, outgoing U.S. attorney says seeking justice for all was always her mission.
As crowds gathered in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, songs of freedom and equality followed those demonstrating through downtown Birmingham.
Local competition hopes to inspire creativity and positivity in area students.
Speaking in a historic church, the Justice Department leader said Martin Luther King’s legacy should inspire Americans to work for a more just society.
A.G. Gaston Motel, Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, other places declared historically significant by President Obama.
The top federal law enforcement officer in North Alabama says protecting prisoner rights benefits everyone in Alabama.
U.S. Attorney Joyce Vance says her office’s approach has always been about making the community safer.
Birmingham’s history of tyranny and reconciliation to be cemented in a national historic monument; those who once marched share their stories.
The Sixteenth Street Baptist Church commemorates the deadly event that rocked the nation in 1963.
In a bid to get a presidential national park designation, city plays its best Civil Rights card.
A group of Washington, D.C. students learn African American history from Birmingham icon Shelley Stewart.