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Understanding, mentors needed to curb violence in the city

  By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times More than 200 Birmingham residents got a chance this week to ask city, state, county and community leaders about issues...

Congressional delegation tours Birmingham during Civil Rights Pilgrimage

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times A bipartisan delegation of Congressional members - blacks and whites; Democrats and Republicans; men and women -- on Friday  toured...

#BlackHistoryMonth: Notable Black Alabamians, Part One

Times staff report The AT&T Alabama African-American History Calendar has been highlighting the achievements of the state’s best and brightest since 2011. It highlights the...

Gov. Robert Bentley, Birmingham Council President clash over Sanctuary City resolution

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Birmingham City Council President Johnathan Austin was not pleased that Alabama Governor Robert Bentley dismissed the council’s support of sanctuary...

Birmingham protesters among millions around the globe denouncing Trump

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times Thousands of protesters from across Alabama marched from Birmingham’s Kelly Ingram Park through downtown in solidarity with the national Women’s...

Sister March to show solidarity for Women’s March on Washington

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times Birmingham will lend its voice to the National Women’s March on Washington through a Sister March on Saturday Jan. 21...

Birmingham’s civil rights district could get federal designation in 2017

By Erin Harney Alabama NewsCenter As the National Park Service begins its second century in 2017, there’s hope in Birmingham that the city’s important role in...

Displacing the poor or reviving the community?

By Barton Perkins Special to The Birmingham Times   Gentrification is not new to Birmingham. Neighborhoods such as Avondale, Lakeview, Central Cities and Ensley have begun to...

Birmingham ranks as a top city for women entrepreneurs

Special to Alabama NewsCenter Nine million businesses nationwide and growing – women entrepreneurs are leading the charge with starting and owning businesses across the United...

Wide support for national historical park designation for Birmingham landmarks at...

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times   Birmingham officials and residents were passionate in their desire for a National Historical Park during a public meeting held Thursday...

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