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Jefferson County’s historic number of black female judges come highly qualified

Times staff report Their professional experiences run the gamut — from lawyers in private practice to partners in major law firms; from elected judges to...

Data shows why odds of receiving death penalty are higher if...

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times When it comes to capital punishment in America, blacks are nearly four times more likely to receive the death penalty...

Black Millennials Close the Digital Divide and Drive Social Change

Times staff report With $162 billion in buying power and undisputed cultural influence, black millennials are using their power to successfully raise awareness of issues...

BCRI’s Ahmad Ward: Speaking honestly and enthusiastically about justice and equality

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times   Ahmad Ward recalled explaining racism to his oldest daughter when she was 8 years old. “This white wide receiver named Riley...

Black and Gay in Birmingham

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times “Being gay in America is hard. Being black in America is hard. Imagine being both.” Carlton Bell posted those words to...

Growing Up Gay and Black: Patronized, Terrorized, Ostracized

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times What is it like to grow up black and gay? Carlton Bell, who grew up in Alabaster, said he used to...

12 of the Greatest Hip-Hop Groups

    In honor of Black Music Month, the Birmingham Times is highlighting some of the great musical groups across several genres. So far, the series...

Church leaders, researchers meet at UAB to discuss HIV epidemic

By Ebone’ Parks The Birmingham Times Members of the black church and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) met this week to discuss ways to...

Birmingham Black Radio Museum maintains unique aspect of local heritage

  By Hank Black Alabama NewsCenter   Peer into the archives of the Birmingham Black Radio Museum and you will find much of the multilayered history of Jefferson...

Black women who boosted Obama are sticking with Clinton

By CATHERINE LUCEY Associated Press DETROIT (AP) -- From the pulpit of an African-American church in Detroit not long ago, Bishop Corletta Vaughn offered a rousing...

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