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Jacqueline Diep: From Foster Child To Changemaker

By Ricardo A Hazell The Shadow League Though policymakers often use statistics on poverty and demographics to pontificate upon one impudent measure or another, the realities...

UAB’s Anthony Hood Named Top Exec With Financial Firm

Times staff report Anthony C. Hood, an Associate Professor of Management at UAB, has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer,...

Vote or Die: Birmingham-Area Residents on What Nov. 3 Means

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Maya Robinson was determined to vote—even if it meant standing outside the downtown Birmingham courthouse for several hours on a...

Black Voters Are Energized. Political Experts Explain Why

By Sydney Melson The Birmingham Times Angela Lewis-Maddox, an assistant professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) who has taught political science classes for...

Jackie Anderson-Smith: Jeffco Official in Center of Absentee Voting Storm

By Ameera Steward For the Birmingham Times What’s it like to be at the center of an unprecedented surge of in-person absentee voting in Alabama’s most...

Frequently Asked Questions-And Answers For Election Day

What time are the polls open? From 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. I turned in a voter registration application. Am I registered to vote? Just because you...

UAB Profs on Absentee Voting, Swing States and the Electoral College

By Yvonne Taunton UAB News The United States presidential election is next week, and more than 58 million Americans have voted so far. With this election’s being one of...

City of Birmingham to close two viaducts due to flooding potential

birminghamal.gov The City of Birmingham will close Sixth Avenue South at the CSX viaduct (700 block of Sixth Avenue South) and the viaduct at Messer...

Artist Amy Sherald, Who Painted Breonna Taylor For Magazine Cover, to...

By Sydney Melson The Birmingham Times The renowned artist commissioned to paint Michelle Obama for the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. in 2018, and...

Nigil Mack: From Homelessness to Hopefulness

By Irene Richardson bhamnow.com What does life look like with a chemistry degree, a closet full of clothes and no place to go? Nigil Mack, a...

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