coyne beasleyTamera Coyne-Beasley, M.D., Adolescent Medicine, has been elected to the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) Board of Directors. The Birmingham City Council approved the new Board slate at the August 27th regular meeting. The Board will assist the BCRI will its strategic plan and mission. Dr. Coyne-Beasley looks forward to assisting in the strategic mission of the BCRI which is to “enlighten each generation about civil and human rights by exploring our common past and working together in the present to build a better future.”

Dr. Coyne-Beasley joins 18 other community leaders including: Cassandra W. Adams, Samford University, Cumberland School of Law; Nyesha Cheyenne Black, PhD., Noire Analytics; William H. Burgess III, The Burgess Group; Yolanda Clayton, Alabama State University & Alabama A&M University/Clayton and Associates, LLC; Robert Dickerson, Birmingham Resource Center; Daryl R. Grant, KPMG Advisory Services; Rosilyn Houston, BBVA USA; Danny Markstein, Markstein; Angela D. McKenzie, Regions Bank; J. John Oros Jr., Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau; Jonathan Porter, Alabama Power; Richard A. Rice, The Rice Firm, LLC; John D. Saxon, John D. Saxon, P.C.; David A. Thomas, Starbucks; Rev. Gwendolyn C. Webb, Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church/Foot Soldiers International, Inc.; and Rev. Thomas L. Wilder Jr., Bethel Baptist Church.

Read the statement from BCRI