Alabama releases civil rights tourism app

The Alabama Tourism Department has introduced its first app for smart phones.{} The app is for the Alabama Civil Rights Trail and it provides a convenient way for visitors to explore the people, places and events surrounding the fight for equal rights.{} The app includes sites in several cities, including Birmingham, Montgomery, Selma and Tuskegee.{} It also includes an interactive timeline and a calendar of events happening in Alabama this year.{} The Tourism Department said the app can be downloaded for free by visiting the App Store for iPhone users or Google Play for the Android market.