NEWS & ARCHIVES

Andrea Taylor

President/CEO of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

PRESS RELEASES

2018

January

BCRI Annnounces Events for MLK Weekend

BCRI Announces Events for Black History Month

Birmingham Civil Rights Will Open at 9 am during Black History Month

February

BCRI Partners with Red Mountain Theatre to Address Violence

BCRI Closed on March 2

April

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to be Closed On Easter

Fedex Sponsors Free Admission

Press Conference to Announce 25th Anniversary Events

AREA YOUTH RECREATE 1963 “CHILDREN’S CRUSADE” IN DOWNTOWN BIRMINGHAM MAY 5

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s April Walking Tour

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2017

JANUARY

Laura Anderson and Ahmad Ward Promoted

Alabama Symphony Orchestra presents “Reflect and Rejoice: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.”

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Accepting Applications to LYLP Starting January 18, 2016

BCRI to Host Series of Four Career and College Readiness Workshops for High School Students & Parents

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Announces Schedule of Events to Commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

 

FEBRUARY

BCRI To Honor Black History Month

Media Alert: Community of Readers on Saturday, Feb. 13

BCRI Black History Month Program to Feature Marita Rivero, Chair of the Board of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Executive Director, Museum of African American History, Boston & Nantucket

2016

MARCH

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to Participate is Smithsonian 

magazine’s Annual Museum Day Live!

Courage Under Fire Exhibit to Return to the BCRI 

Birmingham Civil Rights Celebrate’s Women’s History Month 

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Showcases Its Recent Donations 

APRIL

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Literacy Program Plants Herb Garden

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to Partner With Hand in Paw to Present: Reconciling the Civil Rights History of Man’s Best Friend. 

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to Boosts Development Department with New Hires

 

MAY

FBI Director, James Comey, to Speak at 2016 BCRI Law Enforcement Conference

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to Close In Honor of Memorial Day

FBI Director, James Comey, Visits Birmingham to Speak on Race and Law Enforcement

 

JUNE

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Will Remain Open During Restoration

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute  to Stay Open to Visitors

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Presents Youth Today Inspired by the Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights 

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to Commemorate Juneteenth with “Celebration of Freedom”

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Presents Exhibition to Highlight Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights

 

JULY

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Celebrates Music During Community Reader’s Event

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to Conclude Access & Activism Summer Series With a Program on Public Transportation

Rare Photos from the “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. & the Chicago Freedom Movement” to be Displayed in the BCRI’s Vann Gallery

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to Host Conversation on the Role of Faith Leaders in Today’s Issues

NEWS
2017
January

Alabama Newscenter about National Monument
Unity Breakfast AL.comArticle about shuttlesworth for al.com
Link to National Park Services about National MonumentBham Times National Monument Designation

Bham Times Nuevolution Celebration

This is Alabama: Andrea L. Taylor article

Iron City Ink:Andrea Taylor commentary of National Monument
WIAT on BRCI

2016

Andrea Podcast on WBHM

Andrea Taylor speaks at BU

Kwanzaa article in Bham Times

Style Blueprint article on Andrea L. Taylor

Closer to National Parks Designation

Panel Discussion at UAB Civic Dialogue

Bham Times-New Board Members

Weld Article about National Monument Designation

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton to Receive Shuttlesworth Award Al.com

Legacy students by Bham Times

Conversation on Race by 42

GO on a Civil Rights Tour
Debate over Confederate Statutes
WBHM story on National Park designation
3340 news on New NMAAHC
New York Times on African American MuseumsBham Times article about Faith Workshop
Ahmad ward for National Park
 from AL.com

Weld Article about MLK exhibition at BCRICOMMENTS BY ANDREA l. TAYLOR ABOUT THE PROPOSED NATIONAL PARK

The Case for a National Park Designation by Odessa Woolfolk
Birmingham Magazine February 2016
Hand and Paw article in Al.comBMetro 5/2016Birmingham Times: Ahmad Ward Profile
Weld Article about Tedex
Taylor to Lead BCRI Shades of Birmingham
The women gather in Weld
Article in Weld about BCRI Transporation series

2015
Article on Andrea by Alabama Power

Article by Weld on BCRI Hispanic InternShuttlesworth Award 2015Shuttlesworth  Award 2015- channel 13 VacationIdea Magazine

Andrea L. Taylor interviewed by NPR

Sam Visits Army Reserve


Ahmad in Al.comMake it Happen Theatre

Kwanzaa

Andrea on Channel 42

2014Alabama’s Contribution to Civil Rights ProgressBCRI Weighs in on Ferguson Protests
BIography Shuttlesworth
Civil Rights Mural UnveiledCommemoration of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Community of ReadersCommunity of Readers Literacy Program to Promote Peaceful Protest and Community DialogueC.T. Vivian Remembers Civil Rights History Icons
Discussion Addressing Building PeaceDr. Pijeaux Reflects on his Two-Decade Career at BCRIHispanic OutreachHistory of JuneteenthHuman Rights Award Ceremony Photos in Scribblers ColumnJuneteenth Culture Festival Magic City Classic: Five Family-Friendly Places to VisitSave Our African American Treasures

Steve Skipper and James Dean Jr. Show Openings

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