Watch ‘Making History Today’ with Alabama News Network February 29, 2020 at 6PM on ABC 32 & CBS 8! Alabama News Network will highlight the individuals who are making history TODAY. Montgomery to Selma and all the cities and towns in between have a uniquely defined place in history with the civil rights movement. There is a reason that Montgomery and Selma are known as the birthplace of civil rights. Over the years, we’ve explored and reported on the pioneers who breached the barriers.