Events

Squadron STEM Fest

Legacy Arena at BJCC 1898 9th Ave. N, Birmingham, AL, United States

The future is here! Join the Birmingham Squadron for a game-changing event at Legacy Arena at the BJCC celebrating STEM - science, technology, engineering, and math. Kids of all ages can engage with hands-on demos and much more. We'll have … Read More

Kwanzaa Celebration

Birmingham Civil Right Institute 520 16th St N., Birmingham, Alabama

Families as well as community members will have the opportunity to learn about how we celebrate Kwanzaa, what the principles are, and the meaning of the symbols all the while shopping with multiple types of vendors in the Ujamaa Market. … Read More

Holiday Karaoke

Birmingham Civil Right Institute 520 16th St N., Birmingham, Alabama

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King Day 2024

Birmingham Civil Right Institute 520 16th St N., Birmingham, Alabama

This Martin Luther King Day, immerse yourself in a celebration of courage, justice, and community at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute! Join us for a day filled with meaningful activities, vibrant performances, and celebrations of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. … Read More

Springtime Walks Through History (Every Saturday in April!)

520 16th Street N, Birmingham, AL 35203

FREE WALKING TOURS EVERY SATURDAY IN APRIL @ 10 AM Join Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s Historical Content Expert, Barry McNealy, each Saturday morning in April for a walk through history in the National Civil Rights Memorial District. This annual event … Read More

Community of Readers: ANIME STEAM Saturday

520 16th Street N, Birmingham, AL 35203

Come join us for a day of interactive events at ANIME STEAM Saturday! Events will include STEM activities, as well as a discussion and demonstration on the how to’s of creating anime with the creator of Black Lion & Cubs. … Read More

2024 Birmingham Civil Rights Conference

16th Street Baptist Church 1530 6th Ave N., Birmingham, AL, United States

Presented by the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, the Department of Justice, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, this 14th annual, two-day conference is open to all who are interested in joining the discussion. This year's conference features presentations by FBI Director … Read More

Annual Children’s March Reenactment: Inspired by the Past. Vision for Our Future.

16th Street Baptist Church 1530 6th Ave N., Birmingham, AL, United States

Calling all high school & college students! Celebrate the 61st anniversary of the Children's Crusade, also known as the Children's March with BCRI, 16th Street Baptist Church, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Birmingham City Schools, and Civil Rights Footsoldiers! Registration … Read More

70th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education: Panel Discussion

520 16th Street N, Birmingham, AL 35203

Join BCRI and the Birmingham Mayor's Office Division of Social Justice and Racial Equity in a discussion on the impact of the landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling, Brown vs. Board of Education, which ended legal segregation in public schools across … Read More

Juneteenth: A Celebration for the Culture

520 16th Street N, Birmingham, AL 35203

For the Culture: Honor It! Celebrate It! Amplify It! The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI), along with Urban Impact, Inc. and CREED63, is excited to host its annual Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 15, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. … Read More