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Myra Armstead: Helping Others Through Her Divine Purpose

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Welcome to Third Thursdays! This series — published in The Birmingham Times on the third Thursday of every month —...

News Anchor Eunice Elliott Leaves TV, Begins New Chapter

By Javacia Bowser Babypalooza Eunice Elliott recently left her role as a news anchor at Birmingham’s WVTM 13 to start a new chapter — literally. In March...

Nia Mya Reese: Portrait of an 11-year-old As Author

By Je’Don Holloway Talley For the Birmingham Times When Nia Mya Reese was given a first-grade class assignment to write about a topic for which she...

Randi Pink’s 31 days of ‘Rage Writing’ produced latest novel, ‘Girls...

By Javacia Harris Bowser For The Birmingham Times Birmingham author Randi Pink wrote her latest novel Girls Like Us in 31 days. No, she wasn’t trying the...

Dina Avery Chronicles Her Family’s Journey from Slavery to the Present

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Dina Avery comes from a bloodline of steadfast people, including her father, Charles Avery Jr., who was one of the...

Black Youth and the Criminal Justice System Explored in New Book

By LaMont Jones Diverse Education Black youth, especially males, have been disproportionately tied to the U.S. justice system far longer than today’s headlines suggest. Dr. Carl Suddler,...

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dead at 88

By Hillel Italie Associated Press  NEW YORK (AP) — Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in “Beloved,”...

Calvin Macon’s battle from addiction to published author

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times To this day, Calvin Macon regrets the condition he was in when his parents last saw him. “I was struggling,” he...
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Anthony Ray Hinton honored as Samford’s 2019 Corts Distinguished Author

Samford.edu Anthony Ray Hinton will be honored as the 2019 Distinguished Author on April 16 at the ninth annual Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author...

Sanchez Tanniehill overcame stroke at 6 weeks old; now a singer,...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Welcome to Third Thursdays! This series—published in the Birmingham Times on the third Thursday of every month—highlights area citizens who...

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