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Congressional leaders in Birmingham for Civil Rights Pilgrimage

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Many of Alabama’s political leaders, locally and nationally, gathered Friday in Birmingham for the 26th annual Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage....

Angela Davis met with support, standing ovation at Boutwell

Times staff report During a sold out appearance at the Boutwell Auditorium Saturday night in downtown Birmingham, Civil Rights activist, Angela Davis said she never...

New generation of Birmingham protesters step up

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times When protests were held in Hoover, Ala., on Tuesday evening after Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said a police officer...

Local clergy to activists: ‘Keep Dr. King in mind’

By Nathan Turner Jr. and Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Ask today’s group of mostly young activists the difference between their recent protests in the Birmingham...

Times change, but the objectives of the demonstrations shouldn’t

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Civil Rights Movement tactics may change, but the objectives shouldn’t, said Doris Gary, 85, who participated in the marches of...

Julianne Malveaux: In Honor of Dr. Angela Davis

Dr. Julianne Malveaux If anyone deserves a civil rights award, Dr. Angela Davis certainly does. The activist and scholar has been on the front lines...

Richard Friedman: My view of Dr. Angela Davis

By Richard Friedman Much has been written about the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s desire to award its prestigious Fred Shuttlesworth Award to Dr. Angela Davis....

‘Violins of Hope’ brings concerts, education, interfaith dialogue to Birmingham

Times staff report Historic violins played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust will be featured in Birmingham next week for four days of concerts, educational...

‘Marriage is not an event. It’s a journey … you learn...

By Chanda Temple  Special to The Birmingham Times  All photos by NicTay Photography Cornelius Harris and Judith Harris    Married: May 27, 1967 Live: Birmingham’s Brook Highland neighborhood. Met: Cornelius and Judith’s older...

Birmingham Mayor Bell on some of his noteworthy accomplishments

By Nick Patterson The Birmingham Times Despite controversies over the years — including his contentious relationship in the end with the Birmingham City Council and the...

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