In February 1945, 800 African American women from the 6888th postal Battalion were posted to KEHS, Edgbaston, Birmingham to sort backlogged mail. The Battalion has a unique place in history located right here in the city. We have chosen to honour them with the installation of Blue Plaque in the city.
Malcolm X Remembered In Birmingham
A plaque is erected in Marshall Street, Smethwick, on the 47th anniversary of the civil rights leader's assassination
Written by Elizabeth Pears, The Voice Newspaper
21/02/2012 12:08 PM
A STAND: Malcolm X helped raise the plight of a racist housing policy in Birmingham
CIVIL RIGHTS leader Malcolm X will today be honoured with a blue heritage plaque in the Birmingham town where he campaigned to end its segregated housing policy.