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Birmingham Area Students Win $9K in Juneteenth Scholarships

By Donna Cope Alabama NewsCenter Six talented students in the Birmingham metro area are winners of the Juneteenth essay contest sponsored by Summit Media and Alabama Power, taking home book scholarships...

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...

Macy’s Launches New Collection Inspired by Divine Nine Sororities

By Savannah Taylor www.ebony.com Many can relate to the struggle of trying to find the right outfit and being unable to find the right fit or...

Senate approves Lisa Cook as first Black woman to Fed post

By Christopher Rugaber Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmed economist Lisa Cook on Tuesday to serve on the Federal Reserve’s board of governors, making...

Birmingham Artist Jahman Hill Explores The African American Experience Through COVID

asfa.k12.al.us ArtWorks@TheDJD will present a world premier commissioned work by nationally acclaimed Birmingham artist Jahman Arial Hill on April 9. Hill is a slam poet and an award-winning...

Lawson State Baseball Team Adopts Young Brain Tumor Patient

lawsonstate.edu Lawson State Community College on Saturday adopted the newest members of the Cougars baseball program, brothers Joseph and Colton Nelson. Joseph is five-years-old and...

Nation’s First Black Cardinal Speaks at Mass in Queens, NY

Thalia Perez CBSNewYork NEW YORK — A Black History Month event took place at a Catholic church in Queens on Sunday, with the first African-American cardinal in the country. It was standing room only...

A conversation on historical memory and rethinking Black history

by Brianna Hoge In honor of Black History Month, the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Paulette Patterson Dilworth, Ph.D., vice president of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion,...

Erin Jackson of US 1st Black Woman to Win Speedskating Gold

By PAUL NEWBERRY Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Erin Jackson has never viewed herself as some sort of trailblazer. She just likes to skate really, really...

Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument receives grant for field trips for...

By Mark Kelly Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument recently received a grant for a program aimed at fourth graders in Birmingham and Jefferson County. Awarded by...

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