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Puzzling number of men tied to Ferguson protests have died

Associated Press FERGUSON, Mo. — Two young men were found dead inside torched cars. Three others died of apparent suicides. Another collapsed on a bus,...

Black editor steps down after ‘interference’ from white publisher she replaced

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Weeks after taking the reign over a small-town Alabama newspaper that called for the Ku Klux Klan to “night ride...

Expanding Minority Doctorate Pipeline Began with Facebook Group

By LaMont Jones Diverse Education LaShonda Horrison-Gurley said she “didn’t know whether to laugh, to cry or break out in a praise dance” when she successfully...

Meet the First Black woman to Earn a PhD in Aerospace...

By Carma Henry BlackPressUSA An African lady has become the first Black woman to get a doctorate degree in aerospace engineering. The talented lady is said to...

Deirdre Gaddis: Bald, beautiful and best of Birmingham

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Deirdre Gaddis woke up one night in 2013 and decided to let it all go. “I just got up out of...

Madelaine Bowie: Building homes and dreams in Ensley

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Becoming a realtor wasn’t a surprise for Madelaine Bowie. She always had an entrepreneurial mindset, she liked working with people,...

#StrongHER, Birmingham celebrates Women’s History Month

Birminghamal.gov Birmingham #StrongHER, a new campaign launched by Mayor Randall Woodfin’s administration to highlight some of the unsung “sheroes’’ living, working, volunteering or inspiring others...

Designer Olivia Anthony: LIVing outside the box with popular fashion brand

By Jasmine Shaw For the Birmingham Times When you think of “Southern Belle,” the images that may come to mind are big hats and lace gloves,...

UNCF Birmingham celebrates 75 years with Mayor’s Masked Ball on March...

Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times The United Negro College Fund celebrates its 75th anniversary this year and the mission is the same today as it’s been...

HABD ‘Roaring 20’s’ Fundraiser raises $50,525 for high school seniors

Housing Authority of Birmingham District (HABD) employees this month raised $50,525 for public housing students who are high school seniors and plan to attend...

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