History Stories
CATEGORY: Birmingham Campaign
Remembering the Birmingham Church Bombing
September 13, 2013

Over fifty years ago, a bomb exploded at a predominantly black church in Birmingham, Alabama, killing four young girls and setting off nationwide soul-searching. Read More

King’s Letter from Birmingham Jail, 50 Years Later
April 16, 2013

On its 50th anniversary, take a look back at a seminal text of the Civil Rights Movement. Read More

Fred Shuttlesworth, Noted Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 89
October 5, 2011

Fred L. Shuttlesworth, the noted civil rights leader and co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, died Wednesday in Birmingham, Alabama. Read More