Upgrades coming to Birmingham Civil Rights District
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The pivotal fight for equality and human rights during the civil rights movement took place on 36 acres of land, which now comprises the Birmingham Civil Rights District. The city is partnering with the National League of Cities and Urban Land Institute’s Rose Leadership Center to develop a plan to protect Civil Rights District assets. The historic A.G. Gaston Motel is one of many landmarks around the Civil Rights District that could be renovated. Read the full article.