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Because of Them, We Can

Homewood Library 1721 Oxmoor Road, Homewood, AL

OLLI of Greater Birmingham presents "Because of Them, We Can", a play about the civil rights movement performed by The Seasoned Performers. Admission is free. See olli.ua.edu for complete course listings.

Free

WHY IT MATTERS: BLACK ALABAMIANS AND THE VOTE

Virtual AL

Presented by Alabama Humanities Alliance: Join host Tonya Scott Williams and series poet Ashley M. Jones as they engage in conversation with Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries, host of the Teaching Hard History podcast and author of "Bloody Lowndes: Civil Rights and Black Power in Alabama's Black Belt (NYU Press, 2010). From the Introduction to the book: Jim Crow was a grim reality in Lowndes County, Alabama at the beginning of 1965. African Americans were completely shut out of the political process. There were five thousand African Americans of voting age in the…county, but not a single one was registered toContinue Reading ...



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