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Live HealthSmart Alabama Brings Birmingham’s first ‘Neighborway’ to Titusville

By Jessica Snyder UAB News Live HealthSmart Alabama, a University of Alabama at Birmingham initiative, is celebrating phase one improvements in Titusville with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday, Sept....

Harold A. Franklin, Auburn University’s first African American student, 88

Neal Reid auburn.edu Harold A. Franklin, Auburn University’s first African American student, passed away Thursday at his home in Sylacauga, Alabama. He was 88. Franklin integrated Auburn...

‘My Heart And My Soul Were Full . . .I Got...

BY JE’DON HOLLOWAY-TALLEY Special to the Birmingham Times “You Had Me at Hello’’ highlights married couples and the love that binds them. If you would like...

What women need to know about fibroids and potential risks

By Ameera Steward For The Birmingham Times Many do not know that July is Fibroid Awareness Month, and even fewer know much about fibroids at all—and...

1960s civil rights activist Robert Moses has died

By Rebecca Santana Associated Press Robert Parris Moses, a civil rights activist who was shot at and endured beatings and jail while leading Black voter registration...

J.C. Wells, licensed counselor: ‘Mental health is becoming more critical’

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times J.C. Wells, a licensed professional counselor with the Birmingham-based Without Walls Counseling Services, recently spoke to The Birmingham Times about...

Phylicia Rashad apologizes after comment on Cosby divides Howard U. students...

By Curtis Bunn NBCBLK When Phylicia Rashad, a Howard University alum and the new dean of its college of fine arts, tweeted her resounding support for former...

Civil rights icon John Lewis remembered in Alabama

By Kim Chandler Associated Press TROY, Ala. (AP) — Civil rights icon and longtime Georgia congressman John Lewis was remembered Saturday — in the rural Alabama...

Cleveland “Cleve” Eaton, Hall of Fame jazz great, dies at 80

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Cleveland “Cleve” Eaton, the Hall of Fame jazz legend from Fairfield (Ala.), died on Sunday morning. He was 80. “He was...

AP Source: NFL To Play Black Anthem Before National Anthem

By ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” will be performed live or played before “The Star-Spangled Banner” prior to each NFL...

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