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Sherrette Spicer: ‘Lady Freedom’ Seeks Justice

By Je’Don Holloway Talley For the Birmingham Times When most in high school wanted to become doctors and lawyers, Sherrette Spicer knew she wanted to chart...

Birmingham-Area Activists: This is More Than a ‘Hype Moment’

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times (Second of two parts on fight against racial injustice from Birmingham) For local activist Erica Robbins, 38, the fight for...

Martez Files: The Influencer

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times A closer look at a Birmingham-area activist: Martez Files, When We Fight Files, 29, said his organization, When We Fight—founded this year...

DeJuana Thompson: The Organizer

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times A closer look at a Birmingham-area activist: DeJuana Thompson, Woke Vote Thompson, 37, was in Kentucky last month to organize a protest...

Erica Robbins: The Advocate

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times A closer look at a Birmingham-area activist: Erica Robbins, Be a Blessing Birmingham Robbins, 38, said social media has been her greatest...

Onoyemi Williams: The Peacemaker

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times A closer look at a Birmingham-area activist: Onoyemi Williams, Birmingham Peacemakers Williams, 44, said her focus has been on putting money into...

Eric Hall, Co-Founder of Local BLM, Patterns Activism After Mom’s Work...

By Ameera Steward For the Birmingham Times Activist Eric Hall grew up in two cities with names that make people think of Black lives. The 38-year-old is...

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,...

How Dr. Angela Davis and area leaders packed the Boutwell

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Dr. Angela Davis was able to do something during her recent visit to Birmingham that hadn’t been seen in the...

NFL Settles Collusion Case with Kaepernick

By Stacy M. Brown BlackPressUSA Colin Kaepernick’s more than two year battle with the NFL has come to an end. The former NFL quarterback and the league...

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