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The UAB Institute for Human Rights will hold three events focused on current political climates in various nations in November, all free and open to the public.
“Stand as One: Empowering Marginalized Voices in Birmingham” will bring individuals and groups throughout Birmingham together to address common challenges to make Birmingham a strong and inclusive community.
UAB and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute will host “A Dialogue on Civility and Decoding Activism in the 21st Century” from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, at UAB’s Heritage Hall.
UAB and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute hosted a panel discussion Tuesday night in a lecture hall full of students, faculty and Birmingham residents to talk about civil discourse after a heated election season.
For the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Human Rights Award celebration, Henry Panion III designed a showcase of Alabama artists and the legacy of the civil rights movement. Central to the production are selections and performing artists from guitarist Eric Essix’s new recording “This Train: The Gospel Sessions.”

The documentary “Pray the Devil Back to Hell,” featuring Leymah Gbowee, will be screened Thursday, Sept. 22, in the Hill Student Center Alumni Theatre at 3:30 p.m.

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Leymah Gbowee gave an inspiring lecture on Sept. 29 to mark the opening of the UAB Institute for Human Rights.

Newkirk will discuss “The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga,” the story of a young Congolese man who was captured and put on display at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair.
Zehr, a renowned figure in human rights scholarship, has helped shift the perception of crime as an act against the state to a violation of the rights of people.

As the highest-ranking civil rights officer in the DOJ, Gupta will offer her perspective and ideas on civil rights issues. A question-and-answer session will follow.

Board approval provides authorization for stage one planning to proceed for new B.L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Collat School of Business building.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Institute for Human Rights will create and foster new research, policy solutions, educational programming, and outreach activities relating to all aspects of human rights ranging from the local to the international level.
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