“Photograph of a Young Woman at the Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. with a Banner”, 1963 from the National Archives and Record Administration 

won’t you celebrate with me 
― Lucille Clifton 

…born in babylon 
both nonwhite and woman 
what did i see to be except myself? 
i made it up 
here on this bridge between 
starshine and clay… 

This Martin Luther King, Jr. Day we celebrate just a few of the countless Black women who, through their courage, determination, and good works, helped drive forward equality in the United States.  

You can read more about Martin Luther King, Jr. on the Journal here, and explore more inspiring women through our #womenwhoinspire series. 

Recy Taylor 

Rosa Parks 

Claudette Colvin 

Jo Ann Robinson 

Harriet Tubman 

Emma Amos 

Ida B. Well 

Georgia Gilmore 

Ethel Payne 

Diane Nash 

Vivian Malone Jones 

Amelia Boynton 

Zora Neale Hurston 

And once we can travel again, explore these Civil Rights sites: 

United States Civil Rights Trail: Alabama 

Equal Justice Initiative’s The Legacy Museum and National Memorial for Peace and Justice 

National Parks Service We Shall Overcome Travel Itinerary 

Selma’s Edmund Pettus Bridge 

@ Alabama Chanin 

Explore our latest organic cotton designs curated for our Featured collection, Soften.  

@ The School of Making 

Inspired by the deep connection between earth and sky and the liminal spaces between, explore our newest color bundle from The School of Making. Learn more about our Swatch of the Month here and subscribe for exclusive content. Explore our most beloved DIY Kits here, featuring a few of our newest Faded Fabric

@ The Factory  

The Factory Store continues with its updated hours into 2021. Plan your visit to view the Collection firsthand, work with our team, experience Alabama Chanin in-person, and learn more about our commitment to responsible production, sustainable practices, and thoughtful design.  

Monday by appointment only   
Tuesday – Friday | 10am – 5pm   
Saturday and Sunday | Closed       

Visit us at:   
462 Lane Drive   
Florence, Alabama 35630     

Contact our store team:   
Catherine Counts   
+1.256.760.1090 x 114

Carlisle Sandy    
+1.256.760.1090 x 105      

Please note: Due to COVID, guests are required to wear face masks throughout the duration of their time at The Factory and we have masks available, if needed. Until further notice, we will be checking temperatures for all guests, team members, and anyone entering The Factory. Should you have any questions about our safety procedures, please reach out during our store hours.     

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