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The Negro Southern League Museum and the revitalization of Birmingham

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times For Natasha Rogers, executive director of the Negro Southern League Museum (NSLM) in downtown Birmingham, the museum and...

Black women publishers drive the black press

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Contributor In 1827, with the publication of the “Freedom’s Journal,” John Russwurm and Reverend Samuel Cornish established the Black Press...

How the black press played vital role in “Hidden Figures”

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Contributor In her book, “Hidden Figures,” author Margot Lee Shetterly pays homage to the African-American women who worked as human...

Black History: Bethel Baptist Church in Birmingham played key role in...

By Nathan Turner Jr. For the Birmingham Times Marian Jones Daniel was 16 years old when a dynamite blast rocked the basement at Bethel Baptist Church...

Listing of places across Alabama that helped give birth to the...

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times Just before leaving office in January 2017, President Barack Obama designated two new national monuments in Alabama to honor our...

Black history landmarks are scattered throughout the Southeast. Here are 39.

By Blackpast.org Listed below are the African American National Historic Landmarks by states in the South and Southeast, as certified by the National Park Service’s...

Liberty is depicted as black woman on $100 gold coin

Associated Press The U.S. Mint has unveiled a commemorative $100 gold coin that features an image of Liberty as a black woman. The 2017 American Liberty...

African American women making a difference in science and technology

By Idrissa N Snider Special to the Times The typically male dominated field of STEM -- Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math -- has been undergoing a change...

Black Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.1 Percent in Nov.

By Freddie Allen NNPA Newswire Managing Editor The Black unemployment rate improved from 8.6 percent in October to 8.1 percent in November, according to the latest...

3 black Americans see China as their land of opportunity

By Louise Watt Associated Press BEIJING (AP) - Entertainer Douglass Fearon attributes part of his success to the fact that “I’m an anomaly - I’m a...

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