New board members confirmed for Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

New board members confirmed for Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Birmingham City Council has confirmed new board members for the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.

Three members stepped down in January after the board reversed a decision to give civil rights icon Angela Davis its annual award named for Birmingham Civil Rights Icon Fred Shuttlesworth.

Board Reappointments:

Rosilyn Houston Danny Markstein J. John Oros, Jr. Jonathan Porter Rev. Thomas L. Wilder, Jr.

Current appointments: Cassandra Adams William Burgess Tamera Coyne-Beasley, MD Nyesha Black Yolanda Clayton Robert Dickerson Daryl Grant Angela McKenzie Richard Rice John Saxon David Thomas Rev. Gwendolyn Webb

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