This morning, we joined the congregation and visitors from around the world for worship services at 16th Street Baptist Church, fifty years to the day of the bombing that changed Birmingham, and the world. Among the speakers at the service: Barbara Cross, daughter of the late Rev. John H. Cross. Rev. Cross pastored the church on the day the bomb […]
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This week, thousands of visitors will come to Alabama for events marking the 50th anniversary of the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement. One could spend a lifetime studying Birmingham’s role in Civil Rights — in fact, Birmingham native and historian Barry McNeelly has done just that. The Birmingham native and Parker High School history teacher gives tours of the district. “Birmingham’s […]
As Mardi Gras comes to a close, we reached out to our friends in the Gulf to see how the South celebrated Carnival season this year. From Mobile to the Crescent City the crowds didn’t disappoint.
This historic neighborhood in Alabama is the place to go for local products and gifts you won’t find anywhere else.
Your water cooler talk, updated. Here, the five Southern bits of news that are making waves this week.