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Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age...

By Paul Newberry Associated Press Lee Elder, who broke down racial barriers as the first Black golfer to play in the Masters and paved the way...

Daughter of Malcolm X found dead in Brooklyn home

MIDWOOD, Brooklyn — A daughter of Malcolm X was found dead in a Brooklyn home, according to police. Malikah Shabazz was found dead at a...

Alabama judge booted for racist, inappropriate behavior

By JAY REEVES AP News BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A judge who oversees elections in an Alabama county was removed from office after being accused of...

These Tour Stops On University of Alabama’s Campus Tell of Dark...

ua.edu From the construction of the initial buildings to the destruction of the campus on April 4, 1865 when Union troops descended on Tuscaloosa, enslaved...

Strength and Determination: Area Breast Cancer Survivors Share Their Stories

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times To mark the beginning of October—Breast Cancer Awareness Month—The Birmingham Times visited the 10th annual Brenda’s Brown Bosom Buddies (BBBB)...

Black women and the Breast Cancer Disparity Explained

By Diana Price cancerconnect.com When Karen Jackson was diagnosed with Stage II breast cancer she was bewildered—not just by the diagnosis but by the disparity she...

Live HealthSmart Alabama Brings Birmingham’s first ‘Neighborway’ to Titusville

By Jessica Snyder UAB News Live HealthSmart Alabama, a University of Alabama at Birmingham initiative, is celebrating phase one improvements in Titusville with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday, Sept....

ASU Residence Hall Renamed after Key Figure in Montgomery Bus Boycott

By Lois G. Russell ASU The Alabama State University Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to rename one of the campus’s historic residence halls in honor...

Harold A. Franklin, Auburn University’s first African American student, 88

Neal Reid auburn.edu Harold A. Franklin, Auburn University’s first African American student, passed away Thursday at his home in Sylacauga, Alabama. He was 88. Franklin integrated Auburn...

16-year-old Jackson-Olin HS student in Birmingham opens his own photography studio

By Tira Davis bhamnow.com Samuel Bowie is a 16-year-old student at Birmingham’s Jackson-Olin High School who is the CEO of Kulture Kreations Atelier Photography who now runs...

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