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‘It wasn’t about the wedding, it was about making the marriage...

BY JE’DON HOLLOWAY-TALLEY Special to the Birmingham Times “You Had Me at Hello’’ highlights married couples and the love that binds them. If you would like...

A ‘Hero’s Farewell’ as Civil Rights Icon John Lewis is honored...

MSN News WASHINGTON – As he prepared for the invocation for Lewis’ service, Grainger Browning Jr. wanted to highlight Rep. John Lewis’ humble beginnings and his...

Rep. John Lewis and Rev. C.T. Vivian remembered during Birmingham Vigil

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Good Trouble. That is what several city officials and local leaders remembered about Congressman John Lewis and Rev. C.T. Vivian...

Esteemed Civil Rights Organizer C.T. Vivian Laid To Rest In Atlanta

Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — The nation paid its final respects Thursday to the Rev. C.T. Vivian, a pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement who...

Body of Civil Rights Icon John Lewis crosses Selma Bridge

By Kim Chandler Associated Press SELMA, Ala. (AP) — The late U.S. Rep. John Lewis crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, for the final...

Need to Vote, Fill Out Census Stressed at Birmingham’s Freedom Fest

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times The importance of voting in the November elections and filling out the 2020 census were among the widely discussed issues...

Ed Foundation’s Jr. Board To Recognize HS Grads With Laptop Giveaway

edbirmingham.org  On Tuesday, 21 Birmingham high school graduates will be recognized at the Ed Foundation’s Second Annual Laptop Giveaway at Ramsay High School and will...

Dr. Perry Ward, Lawson State President, Announces Retirement After 33 years

lawsonstate.edu Dr. Perry W. Ward, president of Lawson State Community College has announced his retirement, effective August 31. Ward’s retirement closes a chapter of leadership that...

Civil rights icon John Lewis remembered in Alabama

By Kim Chandler Associated Press TROY, Ala. (AP) — Civil rights icon and longtime Georgia congressman John Lewis was remembered Saturday — in the rural Alabama...

A Freedom Fest lineup that empowers and entertains

The Birmingham Times Birmingham Freedom Fest, which focuses on empowerment and entertainment, has moved online this year in response to the coronavirus pandemic and will...

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