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Alabama Activists Press Voting Rights in U.S. Supreme Court Showdown

By Andrew Chung (Reuters) - When Evan Milligan, a voting rights activist and organizer, scans his hometown of Montgomery, the capital of the state of...

Cynthia Warrick, 1st female president at Alabama’s Stillman College, to retire

By The Associated Press Stillman College’s first female president, Cynthia Warrick, has announced plans to retire after leading the Tuscaloosa, Alabama-based historically Black college for...

Birmingham Honors ‘Four Little Girls’, Past Civic Leaders During Church Bombing...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Birmingham on Thursday commemorated the 59th year since the bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church on Sept. 15, 1963...

Lisa McNair Publishes “Dear Denise” to Her Sister, One of Church...

The Birmingham Times Lisa McNair, whose sister was one of four little girls killed on Sept. 15, 1963 in the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, has...

Emory Announces First African American Studies Ph.D. Program in Southeast

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Emory University in Atlanta has announced the first African American Studies Ph.D. Program in the Southeast...

Record Number of Juneteenth Celebrations Planned Across Birmingham Metro Area

The Birmingham Times/AL.com Juneteenth is a holiday that seems to get a little more joyous across Alabama every year, and judging from the ever-increasing number...

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...

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