Celebrate African-Americans During Black History Month In Can’t Miss Alabama Through Negro Spirituals, Dance And Art

| February 8, 2019 @ 5:00 am

By Shirley Jackson

Red Mountain Theatre Company
“Memphis” is underway through Sunday, Feb. 17, at the Red Mountain Theatre Company. From the underground clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, comes the story of a white radio DJ wanting to change the world and a black club singer looking for her big break. Ticket prices start at $19.

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Celebrate the history of African-Americans at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. See the Fred L. Shuttlesworth statue, tour the Human Rights Gallery and learn more about the history of African-Americans.

Alabama Shakespeare Festival
The Alabama Shakespeare Festival presents the “Four Little Girls” production through Wednesday, Feb. 13. Learn more about the lives of Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Addie Mae Collins, who died in the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombing during the civil rights movement. The recommended audience is 11 years old and above. Go to www.asf.net for ticket information.

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