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How Barbara Curry-Strong Overcame Racial Barriers in Alabama

By Donna Cope Alabama NewsCenter Adversity can spur one to achieve great things. At 17, Barbara Curry-Story was stuck between a rock and a hard place. She...

Event Planner Rashada LeRoy to Produce 2021 World Games Ceremonies

By Roy S. Johnson AL.com/The Birmingham News A few weeks into his tenure as the new CEO of The World Games 2021 Birmingham, Nick Sellers just...

UAB’s Deborah Grimes Named one of the Most Influential Women in...

By Bob Shepard UAB News Deborah Grimes, the chief diversity officer for the UAB Health System, has been named one of the most influential women in corporate...

Overcoming Challenges and Finding Success in the STEM Field

By Idrissa N. Snider For The Birmingham Times One of the more challenging fields for African Americans remain STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) but there are...

Dr. Patrice Harris Sworn-In as American Medical Association’s First Black Female...

By Stacy M. Brown BlackPressUSA In June, Dr. Patrice A. Harris, a psychiatrist from Atlanta, was sworn-in as the 174th president of the American Medical Association...

Black Women Mayors: A Rising Force in Major American Cities

By Janell Ross NBC News NEW ORLEANS — When Mayor LaToya Cantrell — the first woman to lead Crescent City — took office earlier this year,...

Sen. Kamala Harris, U.S. Presidential candidate, makes Alabama stops

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Sen. Kamala Harris made her first stop in Alabama over the weekend as a Democratic candidate for U.S. President and...

Ruby Davis: From Mom To Attorney To Published Author

Bpl.org Since becoming a teenage mother, Birmingham’s Ruby Y. Davis has defied the odds and refused to let hearsay—what others said about her—stop her from...

The Local Group of Moms That Bring Awareness and Benefits of...

By Je’Don Holloway Talley For the Birmingham Times Sacorya Adams, a 28-year-old McCalla resident and mother of two daughters, is passionate about breastfeeding. “Breastfeeding has helped my...

Area Women Celebrate Joys Of Motherhood And Sisterly Affection

By Je’Don Holloway Talley For the Birmingham Times On a recent Friday evening, members of Unicorns R’ Us gathered outside Good People Brewing Company in downtown...

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