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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...

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...

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