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UAB sets enrollment record for fourth year in a row

By Tyler Greer UAB News The University of Alabama at Birmingham has set an enrollment record for the fourth consecutive year, and reached a new milestone — growing...

Former VP Joe Biden Speaks at 56th Anniversary of 16th Street...

By Bill Barrow Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Visiting a black church bombed by the Ku Klux Klan during the civil rights era, Democratic presidential...

US civil rights advocate Juanita Abernathy dies at 88

By Chevel Johnson Associated Press Juanita Abernathy, who wrote the business plan for the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott and took other influential steps in helping to...

Miles College off to hot start; plus HBCU football previews for...

By Donald Hunt For the Birmingham Times  As expected, Miles College is off to a great start. The Golden Bears had steady play at quarterback and...

Birmingham Unveils First Historical Lynching Marker at Sloss Furnaces

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times More than 300 people joined members of the Jefferson County Memorial Project (JCMP), city and county officials, residents and civic...

Pediatricians Asked to Fight Impact of Racism on Child Health

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times The nation’s pediatricians are calling on members to help address the impact of racism on child and adolescent health. A recent...

What Local Parents Teach Their Children About Racial Bias

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Wayne Richardson teaches his four children that everyone is the same. He tells them, “Know that you can’t look at...

Despite Challenges of Sickle Cell Disease, Cameron Thedford Inspires

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times When others seem to be having a bad day, Cameron Thedford, a 20-year-old University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) student...

New Staircase to Replace Broken Escalators in BPL by February 2020

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times After years of inoperative escalators, the Central Birmingham Public Library downtown will begin construction of a new staircase on Monday,...

Dina Avery Chronicles Her Family’s Journey from Slavery to the Present

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Dina Avery comes from a bloodline of steadfast people, including her father, Charles Avery Jr., who was one of the...

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