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Legacy Arena re-opens in Birmingham after $125M renovation

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Area leaders gathered at downtown Birmingham’s Legacy Arena Thursday to celebrate the facility’s re-opening after $125 million in renovations, Dennis Latham,...

Actress Regina King to join Women’s Fund ‘Unleashing’ event in Birmingham

Special to the Times For over a decade, The Women’s Fund held Smart Party to celebrate the brilliant women of Birmingham. This year, they’re reintroducing the...

City Observes 58th Anniversary of 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times On a rainy September morning, 58 years to the day after four little girls lost their lives in a horrific...

9/11 Remembrance From Birmingham: ‘My Brother Was Killed at the Pentagon’

By Roy L. Williams On September 11, 2001, life as I knew it changed forever.  My oldest brother, Army Maj. Dwayne Williams, 40, was among 184...

Celebrating 150: Birmingham, Ala., June 1, 1871-June 1, 2021

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Birmingham has evolved over the past 150 years. The downtown area that once served as a backdrop for violent reactions to...

Railroad Park, Birmingham’s ‘Front Lawn’, Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Railroad Park will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a virtual picnic on Sunday, October 11 at 4 p.m. The park first opened to the...

New Memorial for 16th St. Baptist Church on Sun, 56 Years...

By Nathan Watson bhamnow.com On Sunday, Sept. 15, the 56th anniversary of the 1963 bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church that killed four little girls...

City celebrates 65th anniversary of famed A.G. Gaston Motel

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Rochelle Malone remembers the times she went fishing with her great-grandfather, Birmingham business mogul, Dr. Arthur George Gaston.  “He would always...

NAACP Celebrates 110th Anniversary of Freedom Fighting

By Stacy M. Brown BlackPressUSA The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People – NAACP – was founded 110 years ago after a deadly race...

Apple’s Tim Cook receives SCLC’s Human Rights Award During Birmingham Visit

Times staff report Photos by Solomon Crenshaw Jr. Apple CEO Tim Cook was in Birmingham on Wednesday, marking both the 50th anniversary of the murder of...

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