Traveling Civil Rights exhibit opens in Tuscaloosa

Traveling Civil Rights exhibit opens in Tuscaloosa

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The exhibit is on display from Jan. 21-March 15. The exhibit is on display from Jan. 21-March 15.
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Photos taken by Alabama photographer Spider Martin are included in the exhibit. Photos taken by Alabama photographer Spider Martin are included in the exhibit.
The traveling Civil Rights exhibit will be in the Transportation Museum in Tuscaloosa. The traveling Civil Rights exhibit will be in the Transportation Museum in Tuscaloosa.
TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) -

A traveling art exhibit which traces Alabama's Civil Rights movement stops in west Alabama. "Selma to Montgomery, a March for the Right to Vote" opened in Tuscaloosa today.

Photographer Spider Martin, who grew up outside Birmingham, took the photos featured in the exhibit during the 1950s and 60s. The photos, which are part of an exhibit from the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, went on display at the conclusion of this morning's unity march.

The exhibit is open from Jan. 21 until March 15 at Tuscaloosa's Westervelt Transportation Museum on Jack Warner Parkway at Queen City Boulevard.

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