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Taxpayers Should Act Now to Take Advantage of IRS Changes

By Rick Rodgers, CFP Unlike last year, tax planning for 2013 is not hampered by uncertainties over a looming fiscal cliff. Unfortunately, there is always...

Lipscomb Fifth Grade Scholars

Lipscomb Principal Dr. Orletta Rush beams over her three 5th grade scholars. From left they are Estefany Vitales-Martinez, Christopher Richardson, and Josias Diaz-Garcia. Students earned...

Wells Fargo Invests in Urban League’s Empowerment Initiatives

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Wells Fargo Foundation has provided a $20,000 grant to support fund development and the continuation of existing program services at the...

Endangered whooping cranes to make annual flight through Alabama

Alabama Power helping support restoration of rare species Ultralight aircraft will lead eight young whooping cranes in a 324-mile journey through Alabama, part of an...

Bumpus Middle School welcomes Alabama Power’s iCan program

By Jessica Jones Bumpus Middle School had its first  session with iCan, program that is targeted toward girls in the sixth to eight grades and encourages girls'...

Marketing Campaign wins International Award

 MONTGOMERY – An international awards competition that recognizes outstanding creative achievement by marketing and communications professionals has honored Alabama State University for its “Game.On.”...

One Man’s Opinion

Hot topics briefs by Jesse J. Lewis, Sr. The Jameis Winston story This is a lose-lose situation. There are so many twists and turns to this story,...

To Be Equal

12 Years a Slave: A Harsh Truth We Dare Not Forget By Marc H. Morial
President and CEO
National Urban League “I read ’Twelve Years a Slave’ and...

A Time To Be Thankful

One of my favorite holidays is Thanksgiving. I love it for many reasons. It’s a time of year to be with family, and of course...

Is the Black Vote That Strong?

By James Strong When miles in the far distant, you see clouds dark and wide dumping trainloads of rain over the open seas, and fast...

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