Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Angela Davis. Black woman with brown afro in black outfit speaks into black microphone in front of drumset and purple screen.

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Reinstates Angela Davis' Award

The organization faced backlash and internal dissention after previously rescinding the Fred L. Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award.

Angela Davis. Black woman with brown afro sits in blue patterned shirt behind white table with white nametag spelling "Angela Davis" in black letters and in front of blue screen with grey letters spelling "tiff"

Jewish Voice for Peace, 350+ Scholars Sign Letter Supporting Angela Davis

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute recinded the activist and educator’s Fred L. Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award, saying, “she unfortunately does not meet all of the criteria on which the award is based.”