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The Birmingham City Council Continues to Tell Birmingham’s Story

Screen Shot 2017-01-23 at 6.37.50 PMThere are many stories that go untold everyday, but thanks to the efforts of the City of Birmingham and U.S. Representative Terri Sewell the story of Birmingham will never go untold. In one of his lasts actions as President, Barack Obama signed a proclamation naming the Birmingham Civil Rights District a national monument. This makes Birmingham’s Civil Rights District part of the National Park System. For more information about everything the Council is doing visit