COURAGE UNDER FIRE

COURAGE UNDER FIRE

COURAGE UNDER FIRE: THE 1961 BURNING OF THE FREEDOM RIDER’S BUS Thanks to a gift of photographic prints from the Anniston, Alabama law firm of Merrill, Merrill, Mathews & Allen, BCRI was able to create an exhibition entitled Courage Under Fire: The 1961...
Selma-to-Montgomery

Selma-to-Montgomery

Selma-to-Montgomery: A March for the Right to Vote Photographs by Spider Martin Photographer Spider Martin (1939 – 2003) was born in Wylam, an immigrant community outside Birmingham, Alabama.  At the age of twelve, he wrote, he was president of the Wylam branch...
Remembering 4 Little Girls: A Gallery of Creative Expressions

Remembering 4 Little Girls: A Gallery of Creative Expressions

Remembering 4 Little Girls: A Gallery of Creative Expressions “Remembering 4 Little Girls” was organized by HBO and is owned and circulated by the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. The exhibition is composed of winning entries in a nationwide high school...
ELDER GRACE

ELDER GRACE

ELDER GRACE Through the lens of his camera, celebrated New York Times photographer Chester Higgins, Jr. takes a look at more than 60 African- American men and women who found beauty within themselves and are experiencing aging with energy, wit, and grace. For more...
LIVING IN LIMBO

LIVING IN LIMBO

Living in Limbo: Lesbian Families in the Deep South Carolyn Sherer’s contemporary exhibition honors the current complexities of lesbian family life in the South. The exhibition provides an intimate view of a population that largely has been invisible or...
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