Alabama hate crimes symposium http://apr.org en Ala Historian to Address Hate Crimes Symposium http://apr.org/post/ala-historian-address-hate-crimes-symposium <DIV> <P><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 12px" id=_oneup>The U.S. attorney's office in Birmingham is sponsoring a daylong meeting on civil rights and hate crimes.</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 12px" id=_oneup>The symposium being held Thursday will focus on legal protections that are available as the nation nears the 50th anniversary of events that made the city a national landmark for civil rights in 1963. Those include demonstrations led by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Thu, 13 Sep 2012 14:01:18 +0000 The Associated Press 17792 at http://apr.org Ala Historian to Address Hate Crimes Symposium