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Carvana to Invest $45M Distribution Center in Bessemer, Create 300+ Jobs

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times   Jefferson County officials say they want to build on the news that Carvana, a leading e-commerce platform for buying and...

Code the Classic Matches HBCU Students with Area Businesses

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times More than 100 students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) across Alabama gathered at Innovation Depot in downtown Birmingham...

IGNITE! Alabama to Empower Minority, Women Business Leaders on Oct. 23

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Sheila Tyson, Convener of the Alabama Black Women’s Roundtable and Nichelle Nix, Director of the Alabama Governor’s Office of Minority...

Larry Thornton: From $5 an hour to America’s Boardrooms

By Javacia Harris Bowser Special to the Birmingham Times Over the course of his life Larry Thornton has been the first African American to do several...

Historic 4th Avenue Shirts Part of Birmingham’s Fabric

Special to The Times Urban Impact, the community economic development agency that serves the Birmingham Civil Rights District and Historic 4th Avenue Business District, highlights...

Former NFL Players Open Checkers & Rally’s across Birmingham area

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Donnell Thompson and Ron Wooten, retired NFL players, are opening a chain of Checkers & Rally’s across Alabama and doing...

D Squared: Business of Good Food, Conversation

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times When her 30-year-old nephew and business partner died of a heart attack in 2017, Glendoria Davis, of Springville, Ala., didn’t...

Meet Birmingham’s Felicia Johnson, President of American Business Women’s Association

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times As national president of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA), Birmingham’s Felicia Johnson helps women grow through leadership, education, networking...

U.S. Bank Pledges $1M Donation to Smithsonian’s African American Museum

By WI Web Staff BlackPressUSA The Minneapolis-based U.S. Bank announced a five-year, $1 million investment in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture...

Inside the Modern Coffee Shop Coming to Ensley

By Pat Byington bhamnow.com Birmingham’s Ensley Historic Business District is prime for a resurgence. Last week, The Modern House Coffee Shop hosted a pop-up shop event at...

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