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Photographer explores impact of redlining; BMA to host panel talk Oct....

By Javacia Harris Bowser For The Birmingham Times  In the 1930s, the Federal Housing Administration began to systematically deny mortgages to black, Latinx and Jewish residents....

Women’s Fund Recognizes Honorees For Community Change, Civic Leadership

By Dennis Washington Alabama Newscenter Ten women from the Birmingham area were honored Thursday night for their leadership and creating change in their communities. The Women’s Fund...

HBCU Weekend: Alabama A&M’s Aqeel Glass shattering defenses 

By Donald Hunt For The Birmingham Times  Alabama Agriculture & Mechanical quarterback Aqeel Glass has been playing lights out this season. Glass completed 28-of-38 passes for...

‘Sistahs By Spirit’: Brenda’s Brown Bosom Buddies Annual Strut

Amarr Croskey Photos Brenda’s Brown Bosom Buddies hosted its annual “Sistah Strut” 5K walk/run on Saturday, Sept. 28, at Legion Field with Cynthia Woodfin-Kellum as...

Forge Breast Cancer Survivor Center Brings Hope

forgeon.org The phone rings at Forge Breast Cancer Survivor Center. On the other end of the line is an individual recently diagnosed with breast cancer...

Princeton Baptist Offering $99 Mammograms This Month

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times During October, everyone is used to seeing pink ribbons, pink hats, pink cars along with the many activities and events...

Signs of Breast Cancer *Not* a Lump

By Charlotte Hilton Andersen Women’s Health One in six women diagnosed with breast cancer first report a symptom other than a lump, research shows. Here are...

Larry Thornton: From $5 an hour to America’s Boardrooms

By Javacia Harris Bowser Special to the Birmingham Times Over the course of his life Larry Thornton has been the first African American to do several...

Historic 4th Avenue Shirts Part of Birmingham’s Fabric

Special to The Times Urban Impact, the community economic development agency that serves the Birmingham Civil Rights District and Historic 4th Avenue Business District, highlights...

Party With A Purpose Draws Thousands for Day of Empowerment

By Cody Owens birminghamal.gov Over 100 motorcycles converged on Ensley Park on Saturday for the 13th annual Party With a Purpose hosted by Councilor Steven Hoyt. This...

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