Birmingham to host concert for human rights

16th Street Baptist Church/ CBS 42
16th Street Baptist Church/ CBS 42

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The City of Birmingham announced that the BBVA Compass Concert for Human Rights will be held at the BJCC in September.

CBS42 is told that it will feature an all-star lineup of musicians and comedians.

The concert will take place at the end of a week-long remembrance of the events of 1963, Civil Rights Movement and the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing.

Performers will be announced later this spring.

Other events planned for Birmingham’s 50 Years Forward celebration can be viewed here: http://50yearsforward.com/events/

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