Birmingham Civil Rights Inst

520 16th St. N. BirminghamAL35203

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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.
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The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute is a "living institution" which views the lessons of the past as crucial to understanding our heritage and defining our future. Since its opening in November of 1992, permanent exhibitions capture the spirit and courage of countless individuals who, in the 1950's and 1960's dared to confront the bigotry and racial discrimination of American society....
by yellowpages on October 01, 2015 from yellowpages
Located at 16th Street North across the street from Kelly Ingram Park and the 16th Street Baptist Church, this fascinating gallery tells the story of Birmingham's tragic and triumphant contributions to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. This state-of-the-art facility utilizes multimedia presentations, photographs and other artifacts to document the African American struggle for...
by yahoolocal on October 29, 2014 from yahoolocal
The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s (BCRI) award-winning permanent exhibition is a self-directed journey through the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and ‘60s and on the human rights struggles of today. BCRI is a state-of-the-art facility offering 58,000 square feet of space, including archives, galleries, community meeting rooms, changing exhibit spaces and administrative offices.
by cityvoter on July 03, 2013 from cityvoter
The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) documents the struggle of African American citizens in Birmingham to become ful...l participants in the city's government and business community. Because this struggle was a social movement that caught the attention of the world, Birmingham is an appropriate place for an institution that serves the world as a center for study and reflection. See More
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