History of Birmingham – Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

We talked with Traci Jones and Barry McNealy about the history of the Civil Rights movement here in Birmingham and the importance of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.

Building a better future.

The mission of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute is to enlighten each generation about civil and human rights by exploring our common past and working together in the present to build a better future.



The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, part of the Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument and an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, is a cultural and educational research center that promotes a comprehensive understanding for the significance of civil rights developments in Birmingham.  Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2017, BCRI reaches more than 150,000 individuals each year though award-winning programs and services.

Click here to learn more.


Sponsored by Adamson Ford.

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