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R. Kelly Found Guilty Of Racketeering And Sex Trafficking

By: Associated Press Kelly, the R&B superstar known for his anthem “I Believe I Can Fly,” was convicted Monday in a sex trafficking trial after...

Could football make a comeback at Alabama’s historic Talladega College?

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. Alabama NewsCenter For generations, football Saturdays have been silent on the campus of Talladega College. No tailgating. No revelry. No pageantry. None of the...

Celebrate life at Fiesta Festival on Sept. 25 in Birmingham

By Donna Cope Alabama NewsCenter Billed this year as a “Celebration of Life,” the 19th annual Fiesta will be held Saturday, Sept. 25 from noon to 8 p.m....

Memory Lane owners open sneaker boutique in downtown Birmingham

Tira Davis bhamnow.com Downtown Birmingham has been booming with new businesses and on Friday Sept. 24 Memory Lane the vintage clothing and sneaker boutique is opening its...

HBCU Football: Tuskegee meets No. 1 Alabama A&M in pivotal state...

By Donald Hunt Special To The Birmingham Times Tuskegee University will face Alabama A&M, the No. 1 Historically Black College and University (HBCU) football team in...

How Ashley M. Jones Became the Most Influential Poet in Alabama

By Javacia Harris Bowser For The Birmingham Times At the center of all she does from serving as founding director of the Magic City Poetry Festival...

A Few Poets in the State You Need to Know

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Get to know these Birmingham-area poets. Kwoya Fagin Maples  Maples, 39, teaches in the creative writing master’s degree program at her alma...

‘SoulSistah’ Tamica Banks Celebrates Culture with Africa-Inspired Business

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times Centered around “community, culture, and sisterhood,” SoulSistah3.0 is an “Africa-inspired business” that not only offers a variety of stylish earrings—wood-burned,...

Historic A.G. Gaston Motel Receives $1.1M from Mellon Foundation for Restoration

birminghamal.gov The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $1.1 million grant to the City of Birmingham’s restoration of the historic A.G. Gaston Motel. Funds...

Brenda’s Brown Bosom Buddies to Host Annual ‘Sistah Strut’ on Saturday,...

The Birmingham Times Brenda’s Brown Bosom Buddies will host its annual “Sistah Strut” on Saturday, Sept. 25, at Legion Field, from 7-11 a.m. People can...

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