Posts Tagged ‘civil rights’


B-There! The FACES Party | Lucinda Williams | Songs of Freedom

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

B-There! The FACES Party | Lucinda Williams | Songs of Freedom Click here Upcoming  Metro Events    1/16/13 – 1/22/13 Hello!!   This edition of B-There features the best of this week’s events and destinations in and around the city.  We’re celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights movement, Dancing Across Birmingham and recognizing FACES… Read More

The A-List

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

Our annual list of people who fascinate, inspire, and make this city a great place to live. Each year we put together a list of people (and this year we added an event) that we think have had really exceptional years and are poised or equally great things in the year to come. This year… Read More

The Alabama Project

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

The Alabama Project: Civil Rights in a New Era of Healthcare Challenges Story by Cynthia Ryan, Photos by David Jay Fifty years since the Civil Rights Movement took center stage in Alabama, the conversation about treating all human beings equitably continues. While many outside Birmingham imagine our city replete with lunch counter sit-ins, water hoses,… Read More

A Storm Came Up

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Former sports writer Doug Segrest takes on racial tension and violence in his new novel. by Loyd McIntosh   Photo by Beau Gustafson Set in the fictional town of Takasaw, Alabama, Segrest’s the bulk of the novel follows these three young men through the summer and fall of 1963, five years after the racially motivated murder… Read More