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Larry Silver’s Art of Communication and Conversation

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Larry Silver was first pulled into art by a drawing his mother, Betty, had done that hung in the living...

Ketanji Brown Jackson Breaks Through A ‘Concrete Ceiling’

By Nyah Marshall Howard University News Service Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is officially confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court with a historical vote that makes her...

Senate confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson to be first Black woman to...

By Clare Foran, Ted Barrett and Ali Zaslav CNN The Senate confirmed President Joe Biden’s Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on Thursday in a historic vote that paves the...

Motown Legend Smokey Robinson: “I resent being called African American”

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Legendary singer and songwriter Smokey Robinson has come under fire – at least on social media...

NAACP Calls Judge Ketanji Jackson’s Hearing ‘One for the Ages’

By Alex Backus msn.com Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson delivered a message of gratitude in her opening remarks Monday, as she shared a strong sense of American...

Birmingham Prepares to Celebrate Fred Shuttlesworth’s 100th

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Birmingham plans to honor its most prominent civil rights leader, the late Rev. Fred L. Shuttlesworth, this week on the...

Rep. Terri Sewell welcomes one of her biggest fights since being...

Donna M. Owens NBC News In August, Rep. Terri Sewell stood at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in her hometown, Selma, Alabama, to tout...

Vice President Kamala Harris Marks ‘Bloody Sunday’ Anniversary in Selma

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press SELMA, Ala. — Vice President Kamala Harris visited Selma, Alabama, on Sunday to commemorate a defining moment in the fight for...

Autherine Lucy Foster, first Black student at University of Alabama, dies...

Associated Press Autherine Lucy Foster, the first Black student to enroll at the University of Alabama, died Wednesday. She was 92. University officials announced her death...

Killed in War, Bill Terry Jr. Was First Black Buried in...

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. Alabama NewsCenter Phyllis Palmer remembers laughing when her brother talked about being buried at Elmwood Cemetery. The year was 1968 and the United...

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