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Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument
Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument 16th St. Baptist Church credits NPS Photo
Hundreds of people visit Birmingham each year to see the 16th St. Baptist Church and learn about its important role in Birminghams Civil Rights Movement
Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument Kelly Ingram Park foot soldiers statue credits NPS Photo
Statue in Kelly Ingram park dedicated to Birmingham Foot soldiers
Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument Mural Sculpture of the four little girls credits NPS Photo
Hundreds of people visit Kelly Ingram Park each year to learn about the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham
BIRMINGHAM CIVIL RIGHTS NATIONAL MONUMENT
BIRMINGHAM CIVIL RIGHTS NATIONAL MONUMENT
1510 5th Avenue North
Birmingham, Alabama   35203
(lat:33.5161 lon:-86.8145)

Phone: 205-328-9696
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In 1963, images of snarling police dogs unleashed against non-violent protesters and of children being sprayed with high-pressure hoses appeared in print and television news around the world. These dramatic scenes of violent police aggression against civil rights protesters in Birmingham, Alabama were vivid examples of segregation and racial injustice in America.


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Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument is located near Bessemer, Birmingham and Fairfield


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Directions
Via I-65 North or South From I-65, take I-20/59 NE towards Atlanta. Exit at the 17th Street Exit (first exit off of I-20/59). Bear right and proceed to the light. From that light go two blocks to 6th Avenue N. Turn right on to 6th Avenue N. The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute is one block up on your left.

Alabama
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Alabama State Parks

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