Monday, August 21, 2017

“An All-Star Salute to Selma” Set for Bridge Crossing Jubilee On Sunday, March 8

(Selma, AL - February 10, 2015) -- “An All-Star Salute to Selma” docu-concert featuring well-known gospel and R&B artists will culminate nearly a week of activities commemorating the 50th Anniversary of "Bloody Sunday" on Sunday,...

Montgomery Announces City Events in Selma50 Anniversary

MONTGOMERY – City, county and community leaders in Alabama's capital hosted a media briefing Thursday to update the public on plans for the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery March. "Today, we want...

Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival in Birmingham Aug. 23-24

Birmingham, AL (July 22, 2014) - The two-day TASTE OF 4TH AVENUE JAZZ FESTIVAL returns to downtown Birmingham’s Historic 4th Avenue District Downtown on August 23rd-24th with its soulful sampling of local and national...

Non-Partisan Voter Education Forum Set for April 8

The Upsilon Eta Omega (UEO) Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA), Inc. connects with the Magic City Bar Association (MCBA) and the League of Women Voters of Greater Birmingham (LWVGB) to host a...

Birmingham Fashion Week 2014 Returns with Five-Night Schedule

Birmingham, AL – Birmingham Fashion Week 2014 (BFW), announces its full runway schedule to be held April 19 - 26 under the tents in Pepper Place,Birmingham, AL. Premiere established and emerging fashion designers will showcase their designs over 5 night of...

Awards Ceremony Honors Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth’s Birthday

The Outcast Voters League and the Birmingham Metro Branch NAACP are hosting several events to celebrate the birthday and contributions of civil rights icon Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth March 18-22, including an awards ceremony with...

NAACP LDF Discusses Restoring the Voting Rights Act at Selma Jubilee

(Compiled from media reports) -- Attorney Ryan Haygood, Director of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund Political Participation Group, will hold a workshop during the Selma Jubilee weekend on the latest developments in the efforts...

50 Cities/50 Cars/50 Voters Campaign to Register One Million Voters

The 49th Annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee commemorating Bloody Sunday and the Selma-to-Montgomery marches in 1965 kicks off a yearlong voter registration campaign to restore the 1965 Voting Rights Act, which was signed into law...

Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee Set for March 6-10

The Annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee, which commemorates the anniversary of Bloody Sunday, the Selma-to-Montgomery March and the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, will take place March 6-10, 2014, in Selma, AL. The 49th...

“Fuel Your Dreams Tour” Comes to Birmingham March 13-14

Birmingham, AL (February 17, 2014) -- The “Fuel Your Dreams Tour” (FYDT) -- an integrated racing experience offering one-of-a-kind, hands-on exposure to the racing industry -- drives into Birmingham March 13-14. The tour offers...