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.

Birmingham's Boycott by Nathan Ennis and Zoe Zaslawsky

No access to the dressing rooms, no service at the lunch counter, and no Black salespeople in department stores under Jim Crow laws prompted one of the most successful boycotts in history. Participants and business leaders remember the Selective Buying Campaign.