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Birmingham Prepares to Celebrate Fred Shuttlesworth’s 100th

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Birmingham plans to honor its most prominent civil rights leader, the late Rev. Fred L. Shuttlesworth, this week on the...

Rep. Terri Sewell welcomes one of her biggest fights since being...

Donna M. Owens NBC News In August, Rep. Terri Sewell stood at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in her hometown, Selma, Alabama, to tout...

Drew: Meet The Black Scientist Behind the Moderna Vaccine

By Samuetta Hill Drew In 2016, Hollywood featured a film which made Americans aware of three African American women who were behind the scenes at...

‘She put something in [her cooking] to hook me…34 years later...

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...

Business Owner Darlene Wilson Celebrated on International Women’s Day, March 8

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times International Women’s Day is March 8 and Forge is hosting a special event to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements...

‘It Was Supposed to be a Private [Wedding] After Church…But Nobody...

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...

Killed in War, Bill Terry Jr. Was First Black Buried in...

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. Alabama NewsCenter Phyllis Palmer remembers laughing when her brother talked about being buried at Elmwood Cemetery. The year was 1968 and the United...

At Miles College, Rev. Al Sharpton speaks on voting rights, CRT...

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times The Rev. Al Sharpton, civil rights leader and founder/president of the National Action Network , spoke Monday at Miles College...

Lawson State Baseball Team Adopts Young Brain Tumor Patient

lawsonstate.edu Lawson State Community College on Saturday adopted the newest members of the Cougars baseball program, brothers Joseph and Colton Nelson. Joseph is five-years-old and...

Nation’s First Black Cardinal Speaks at Mass in Queens, NY

Thalia Perez CBSNewYork NEW YORK — A Black History Month event took place at a Catholic church in Queens on Sunday, with the first African-American cardinal in the country. It was standing room only...

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