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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...

He asked to get married . . . on a weekend...

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...

Erin Jackson of US 1st Black Woman to Win Speedskating Gold

By PAUL NEWBERRY Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Erin Jackson has never viewed herself as some sort of trailblazer. She just likes to skate really, really...

University of Alabama to remove KKK leader’s name from hall

By Jay Reeves Associated Press University of Alabama trustees voted Friday to strip the name of a one-time governor who led the Ku Klux Klan from...

A Black-Owned Dining Event Not to be Missed 

Amara Amaryah TravelNoire.com The Underground Kitchen is a unique Black-owned fine dining experience not to be missed. Popping-up in secret locations across the country, the true...

Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’ available for all...

By Caroline Gazzara-McKenzie University of Alabama It was 1963 and Birmingham was going through a racial revolution. Demonstrations and peaceful protests against the city’s strict segregation...

Jim Peppler’s Photos From the Civil Rights Movement Captured Black History...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Few have chronicled Alabama history the way Jim Peppler has. The photographer was on the ground during the mid-1960s for the...

‘I Dropped to One Knee . . . ‘Will You Do...

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...

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