Ben Raines located the Clotilda, the last sailing vessel in history to transport Africans into the United States for enslavement.
Herman-Giddens comes to terms with her ancestors’ pre-Civil War enslavement of Black men, women, and children, through genealogical research.
Joshua Rothman came away from research in conflict with a popular theory: that slave traders did not think of enslaved people as people.
When John Archibald was born in a Birmingham suburb in April 1963, the civil rights movement in Birmingham was reaching its peak.
Pam Powell and her team premiered Origins, the first film of the Bending the Arc documentary series. This film will discuss the origins of racism in Alabama as part of the larger series that aims to dissect the total history of racism in the state through the lens of black storytellers and white allies.
A new biography by the author Randall Jimerson examines the life and civil rights ministry of the Rev. Robert Hughes.
Author TK Thorne takes a behind-the-scenes look at the white men and women who cheered on and aided the civil rights movement in Birmingham.
The surviving little Black girl from the 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham carries the effects of that horrific blast.
Black and white Freedom Riders boarded buses, trains, and planes to protest racial segregation on public transportation in the South.
An essay about Pam Powell’s experiences growing up in segregated Birmingham, Alabama, during the 1950s and 1960s.