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Retired Judge U.W. Clemon at Reading of His Life Story in...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times More than 800 elementary, middle and high school students from the Birmingham area on Friday witnessed the storied life of...

Serena’s example: Tennis icon’s impact felt in Black America

By AARON MORRISON, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — In 2016, responding to the fatal police shootings of two Black men just a day apart, Serena...

Serena Williams Says ‘Countdown Has Begun’ to Retirement

By Howard Fendrich Associated Press Saying “the countdown has begun,” 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams announced Tuesday she is ready to step away from tennis so she can turn...

Emory Announces First African American Studies Ph.D. Program in Southeast

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Emory University in Atlanta has announced the first African American Studies Ph.D. Program in the Southeast...

Artist Rico Gatson brings Rev. Shuttlesworth to life at the BMA

By Nicole S. Daniel The Birmingham Times Rico Gatson, a multidisciplinary artist working from Brooklyn, New York, is familiar with Birmingham’s Civil Rights history. Now he’s found a...

Nichelle Nichols, 89, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ Broke Barriers for...

By Lindsey Bahr Associated Press Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood as communications officer Lt. Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television...

Restoration and reflection at the historic A.G. Gaston Motel in Birmingham

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin, city leaders and other dignitaries that included U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, on Thursday cut...

Nearly 200 Attend First Juneteenth Empowerment Luncheon in Birmingham

By Nicole S. Daniel Birmingham Times Nearly 200 women from Birmingham and surrounding areas gathered Thursday at B&A Warehouse in downtown for the Inaugural Juneteenth Empowerment...

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...

19-year-old becomes youngest African American to graduate law school in U.S.

Jala Washington KTSM El Paso DALLAS -- Haley Schlitz on Friday became the youngest Black student to graduate from law school in the U.S. Schlitz walked across...

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