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“Today’s event is the precursor to Birmingham’s Empowerment Week, where many will look back and join the city as it looks forward,” Congresswoman Terri Sewell said.
President Barack Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday night that recent diplomatic steps offer “the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons” inside Syria without the use of force, but he also insisted the U.S. military will keep the pressure on President Bashar Assad “and be ready to respond” if other measures fail.
The half hour documentary is both a tribute to the four girls martyred in the 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church but also a behind the scenes story of the efforts to remedy the lack of an official monument to the girls.
U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby of Alabama says he’s opposed to a resolution for the use of American military force in Syria.
The bones were found by dove hunters over the weekend in a wooded area on a private property off Joe Mallisham Parkway.
“I was just looking at the part of the museum where you had segregated utilities,” Moloto said. “Fountains for blacks and fountains for whites, and my colleague said that he lived through this in his lifetime and actually that was the scene in South Africa.”
“I been doing this for over 30 years, and I know this time of year the love bugs come out, and I try to prepare myself,” Whitres said. “I get a bunch of bug pads and spray Mean Green on there.”
Holladay released the written apology after the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) handed down their sanctions Thursday. The AHSAA suspended both Holladay and Cullman High’s Matt Hopper for their on field fight for the rest of the season.
According to the Anniston Police Department, Joshua Russell was found guilty of capital murder on Monday.
On Thursday, Sept. 12, a day of reflection will be held at 16th Street Baptist Church beginning at 9 a.m.
House and Senate leaders are formally awarding Congress’ highest civilian honor to four girls killed in an Alabama church bombing nearly 50 years ago.
September 11, 2013 marks what would have been the 100th birthday for legendary Alabama head coach Bear Bryant.
“Coming up he, he was greatly missed,” said Ware. “You know all the controversy and all the light is on the 4 little girls, but we’re so glad that…that people are now considering Virgil because he was, he’s the, he’s the last one on that day to get killed, by the same way, by the same people, and for the same reason.”
As Empowerment Week draws near, certain areas of Birmingham will be closed from September 9-16 to allow for easier access to the events.
CBS 42′s Melissa Crabtree takes us to Kelly Ingram Park where workers are getting everything ready for international visitors.
In Kelly Ingram Park, which is located across the street from the church, statues bring history to life.
Joseph Christopher Honea was killed just after midnight in an auto accident on Shelby County 39 in Chelsea.