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‘Know Justice, Know Peace’: BLM’s Fight Against Racial Injustice from Birmingham

By Ameera Steward For the Birmingham Times (First of two parts on fight against racial injustice in Birmingham) On a recent humid Friday afternoon, Eric Hall, Jilisa...

Eric Hall, Co-Founder of Local BLM, Patterns Activism After Mom’s Work...

By Ameera Steward For the Birmingham Times Activist Eric Hall grew up in two cities with names that make people think of Black lives. The 38-year-old is...

BLM Birmingham Member Looking To Build Statewide Chapters

By Ameera Steward For the Birmingham Times Upcoming goals for BLM Birmingham include work on a people’s budget, a participatory budget for the city that can...

Officer Charged in George Floyd Death, Seeks Case Dismissal

By Amy Forliti Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One of four Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd’s death is asking to have his case dismissed. An...

Here’s what you need to know about Blackout Day 2020

By Shelby Stewart MSN News In the midst of protests against police brutality, some Black-owned businesses have flourished. Today is not to be confused with #BlackoutTuesday where...

Louisville, Ky, to probe handling of Breonna Taylor shooting

Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Government officials in Kentucky said they will begin an investigation into the city of Louisville's handling of the fatal...

Lawyers with Bar Association offering pro bono help to most local...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times The Magic City Bar Association (MCBA) has established an ongoing Protest Protection Plan (PPP) to help provide free legal representation...

Volunteers on Importance of the Black Lives Matter Street Mural

By William C. Singleton III For The Birmingham Times They came not just to paint letters on a downtown Birmingham street but to paint history. City workers...

Mourners bid farewell to Rayshard Brooks at historic church

By Kate Brumback Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Scores of mourners Tuesday paid their final respects to Rayshard Brooks at the Atlanta church where the Rev....

Birmingham Street Will Not Be Renamed Black Lives Matter Blvd.

The Birmingham Times The Birmingham City Council will not consider a resolution that seeks to rename a portion of Sixteenth Street North to Black Lives...

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