The three trailblazers, who died 12 weeks apart this spring, ushered in the first wave of mainstream queer theatrical expression.
In a separate incident, Marquette University in Wisconsin rescinded its admission offer to a student who compared an officer's kneeling on Floyd to athletes kneeling during the National Anthem.
"You need to make another video and don't be shy," NAACP regional director Tracey Edwards said. "Apologize to all of us."
“We cannot back down now. We have come way too far. We are literally in the midst of history.”
Amid a backdrop of national protests, Birmingham isn't the only city faced with how to deal with what some consider outdated and racist relics of the past.