Birmingham civil rights monument http://apr.org en City to Spend $100K on 'Foot Soldiers' Monument http://apr.org/post/city-spend-100k-foot-soldiers-monument <DIV> <P>The city of Birmingham expects to spend about $100,000 on a monument honoring "foot soldiers" of the civil rights movement.</P> <P>The mayor's office says the city will award $10,000 to the designer who comes up with a memorial to the ordinary people who participated in the movement.</P> <P>Another $90,000 will be spent on the monument itself based on a statement from the city.</P> <P>The memorial will be placed in a downtown park near the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. Mon, 28 Jan 2013 12:51:45 +0000 The Associated Press 23889 at http://apr.org City to Spend $100K on 'Foot Soldiers' Monument