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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...

19 Year-Old to Become Youngest African American to Graduate Law School

The Birmingham Times Haley Taylor Schlitz will become the youngest American to graduate from law school at 19 years old next month, according to blavity.com. According...

Vice President Kamala Harris Marks ‘Bloody Sunday’ Anniversary in Selma

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press SELMA, Ala. — Vice President Kamala Harris visited Selma, Alabama, on Sunday to commemorate a defining moment in the fight for...

Civil Rights Pilgrimage ‘Difficult’ This Year for Members of Congress

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Nearly 20 members of Congress, including U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, began an annual pilgrimage through Alabama’s civil rights sites on...

Regions Honors Birmingham Attorney J. Mason Davis Jr. For Lifetime Achievement

By Candace Higginbotham J. Mason Davis Jr. didn’t have to ask to join civic groups around Birmingham, Alabama. That’s because they usually asked him first. “And...

The Morgan Project Highlights One of Birmingham’s Most Impassioned Speeches

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. The Birmingham Times Former U.S. Senator Doug Jones summed up it best when he told a gathering Wednesday at the Sixteenth Street...

A conversation on historical memory and rethinking Black history

by Brianna Hoge In honor of Black History Month, the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Paulette Patterson Dilworth, Ph.D., vice president of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion,...

Birmingham Library Hosts 3rd Week of Black History Month Programs

bplonlinemews.com The Birmingham Public Library (BPL)'s celebration of Black History Month is into its third week. Throughout February, BPL is hosting free programs and activities for patrons in 15 libraries across...

Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument receives grant for field trips for...

By Mark Kelly Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument recently received a grant for a program aimed at fourth graders in Birmingham and Jefferson County. Awarded by...

Best way for Blacks to honor Dr. King: Stop killing each...

By Roy S. Johnson | rjohnson@al.com This is an opinion column I don’t want to see another balloon rise toward the clouds to honor a dead child....

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