🌱 30 Years + Food Gifts from the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Good morning everyone! It’s Miranda Fraraccio, your presenter at the Birmingham Daily. Read on for the top things happening in the city.

But first today’s weather:

It will be cloudy and warmer. High: 57 Low: 42.

Here are the top three stories in Birmingham today:

  1. The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute celebrates 30 years of preserving the movement’s legacy. The institute educated the community on the city’s role in the central civil rights movement. The institute also conducts research while collaborating with the Smithsonian Institution. Over the next 30 years, the Institute plans to strengthen partnerships with communities. (Birmingham Watch)
  2. Various organizations in Jefferson County have been distributing food in preparation for the Thanksgiving holiday. Hundreds of county families received food boxes at various events over the weekend. The grocery boxes are important at a time of record inflation. Donation details can be found here. (WIAT – CBS42.com)
  3. A Jefferson County resident has been arrested for sexually assaulting several women at local retail stores. Michael Wayne Green, 36, “shoved” his privates towards women while brushing them. Police investigators are assuming there are more victims. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bessemer police department. (AL.com)

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Today in Birmingham:

  • UAB Toy Drive At the University of Alabama at Birmingham (full day)
  • Autumn word search puzzle At the Woodlawn Branch Library (9:00 a.m.)
  • Holiday Recipes At the West End Branch Library (9am)
  • Thanks for giving! At the Birmingham Public Library (9:00am)
  • Half happy hour At Chuck’s Fish Birmingham (5pm)

From my notebook:

  • Do you feel a little overwhelmed by the current housing market? consider it Listing of the latest properties to hit the market in the Birmingham area. Click on the link to see the full listing of properties which includes prices, photos and dimensions of the property. (Birmingham patch)
  • The Birmingham AL Gun Show is scheduled for Saturday December 17th and Sunday December 18th at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex. (Traders Creek)
  • The Alabama Theater in Birmingham is performing “Miracle on 34th Street.” on Sunday 11 December at 14:00 Click the link for ticket details. (Vivid SeatsVivid Seats)

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All right, you’re all caught up for today. I will see you soon!

Miranda Fraraccio

About me: Miranda Fraraccio was born and raised in Rhode Island and now lives in New York. She is a staff writer for content creation agency Lightning Media Partners and is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island, where she earned degrees in Writing & Rhetoric and Communication Studies. In her free time, she can be found traveling, drinking tea or photographing her neighborhood as a street photographer.