Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Ten Birmingham African American Firsts

Judge Oscar William Adams Jr. http://bplonline.cdmhost.com/u?/p4017coll6,2273
Think you know everything about Birmingham's African American history. Do you know the name of the first African American person to serve on the city council? The first black law firm in Birmingham? Or the first orphan home for African American boys? Visit Bravery and Vision: Black Firsts in Birmingham to learn more about ten of Birmingham's most distinguished citizens.

Photo: Judge Oscar William Adams Jr.
BPL Archives Portrait Collection

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