The Birmingham Movement

UAB Media Studies students created short documentary films about the Civil Rights Movement as part of the 50th Anniversary commemoration of the events of 1963 in Birmingham.

Transmission Freedom by Bryan Bailey and Amber Taylor

The Playboy spun the hits everyday at the radio station WENN, with both black and white fans. Increasingly music was being integrated, but not yet for Birmingham.
Shelley "The Playboy" Stewart tells how he passed on coded messages during his broadcasts about when and where to gather for the demonstrations.