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Black and Gay in Birmingham

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times “Being gay in America is hard. Being black in America is hard. Imagine being both.” Carlton Bell posted those words to...

Growing Kings … from Boys to Men

How one nonprofit group puts at-risk students on path to success By Jessica Griggs Special to the Birmingham Times     A scuffle breaks out on a school bus...

Auburn’s first black football player, James Owens, dies

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) _ Auburn's first black scholarship football player, James Owens, has died after battling heart problems. He was 65.   Owens' wife, Gloria, told...

Grooming Kinky Hair Requires Understanding

Health and Beauty by Pete Stone To perceive and comprehend the nature and significance of healthy kinky hair one must destigmatize our hair. The history of kinky hair...

‘They’re all our children’

Police Athletic Teams bridge gap between Birmingham’s children and its officers By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. Birmingham Police Sergeant Venus Winn still calls them her girls –...

Keeping an Eye on Safety 21, 2016

By Samuetta Hill Drew   Fire Safety prevention is again the focal topic this week. It is the second in a three part series of fire...

SEC Football Q&A: Is Alabama Overrated?

  It's game week, which means SEC football Q&A is kicking that door down and making its illustrious return to Bleacher Report. Each Tuesday, I'll answer...

Superintendent Dr. Kelley Castlin-Gacutan will host Fall Listening and Learning Tour

By Chanda Temple In an effort to share district news and gain community feedback in an open forum, Birmingham City Schools Superintendent Dr. Kelley Castlin-Gacutan...

SIX CHRISTIAN AND MISSIONARY ALLIANCE MINISTRIES JOIN LITTLE SISTERS OF THE...

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 24, 2015 — Today, on behalf of six Christian and Missionary Alliance affiliated ministries, Liberty Institute and lead counsel O’Melveny &...

PHEN TO ADDRESS BLACK AMERICA’S PROSTATE CANCER BURDEN AND PUBLISH NATIONAL...

-- 11th Annual African American Prostate Cancer Disparity Summit takes place September 17-18, 2015, in Washington, DC -- Boston, MA (BlackNews.com) --...

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