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Ex-offenders get fresh start at Second Chances Hiring Fair

Times staff report Kevin Bolden came to the Boutwell Auditorium in downtown Birmingham on Friday looking for a second chance. He found one. Bolden said he...

BET Awards 2019 Winners: The Complete List

Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A list of winners at the 2019 BET Awards, which aired live Sunday from the Microsoft Theater in Los...

Birmingham Police, Not National Guard, Will Address Crime, Chief Says

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times After one city councilor called for the National Guard to come to Birmingham to help curb crime and after two...

Huffman High School Teacher Dies in the Dominican Republic

Times staff report The Birmingham City Schools has released a statement confirming the death of Alicia Williams, a ninth-grade English teacher at Huffman High School. The...

Inside Historic Africatown With Descendants of Slave Ship Clotilda

By Vickii Howell Special to the Birmingham Times MOBILE, Ala.—For decades, a handful of ancestors and neighborhood historians held down the legends of Africatown’s founding, recalling...

The Spectacular Find of the Clotilda and What’s Next

By Vickii Howell Special to the Birmingham Times MOBILE, Ala.—The discovery of the Clotilda slave ship last month in the Mobile River Delta is one of...

World of Opportunity For Local Businesses At World Games 2021

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Marie Lusain-Daniels, owner of Canvas Event Center and Petal Pushers Florals and Rentals, LLC, was among more than 400 local...

How Daagye Hendricks Serves Community, City Schools and UAB

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Daagye Hendricks is not one to remain stationary. The Birmingham Board of Education member, businesswoman and mom of a 16-year-old,...

Angelia Strode Survived 3 Heart Attacks Before Turning 50

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Welcome to Third Thursdays! This series—published in the Birmingham Times on the third Thursday of every month—highlights area citizens who...

Birmingham’s Perspective on Religious Divides

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Blacks and whites from around the metro area gathered for a conversation on race and religion at Sixteenth Street Baptist...

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