Barry McNealy

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Barry Lawrence McNealy (born February 14, 1970 in Birmingham) is a social studies and history teacher at Parker High School and a part-time "Master Tour Guide" for the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.

McNealey graduated from Parker High School in 1989 and earned a bachelor's degree in education at Miles College. Before joining the faculty at his alma mater, he worked as an intern, education assistant, and program coordinator for the Legacy Youth Leadership Program at BCRI. He trained docents, traveled for outreach, and helped plan and organize the institute's annual "Juneteenth" celebration. He left BCRI in 1998 to work as a full-time education consultant, but continues to lead occasional "Milestones Walking Tours" of the center and the Civil Rights District as a freelance tour guide.