Civil Rights

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 15:19

Just over 50 years ago thousands of Birmingham students – some as young as 6 years old – left their classrooms to participate in a peaceful march on City Hall where they were hoping to meet with the mayor to discuss the end of segregation in their...

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 09:01

Standing here in the aftermath of the Trayvon Martin case, it seems to me that now is the time for faith communities to host conversations about civil rights, race, diversity, privilege, and forgiveness. As you know, the dialogue is happening...

Monday, July 22, 2013 - 18:32

On September 15, 1963, the 16th Street Baptist Church was bombed, killing four little girls and marking a turning point in the U.S. 1960s Civil Rights Movement that ultimately contributed to the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In a recent...