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By Gwen  DeRu TODAY SUMMER KICK OFF PARTY WITH BEITTHEMEANS, 53 JUDGES & TIRE FIRE at The Nick. MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS, 6 p.m. at the Birmingham Civil...

Speaker stuns Morehouse grads, to pay off $40M student debt

By ERRIN HAINES WHACK A billionaire technology investor stunned the entire graduating class at Morehouse College when he announced at their commencement Sunday that he...

Celebrating Chris McNair: Father, Friend, Husband and Legend

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Jewell Christopher (Chris) McNair was remembered on Friday as a remarkable man whose love and forgiveness were stronger than one...

Jessie Nelson, owner of Nelson Brothers Café, dies at 78

Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Jessie Nelson, owner of Nelson Brother’s Café in Birmingham’s historic Fourth Avenue Business District, has died. He was 78. He was...

A Jewish synagogue opened its doors to Christian congregation after its...

By Loumay Alesali and Christina Zdanowicz CNN A church that lost its worship home to a Christmas Day fire has found a new home in a...

Faith-based groups need to do more to help ex-offenders with second...

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times The faith-based community must speak with one voice in creating second chances for people released from prison, a group of...

Hundreds in need get free services during Project Homeless Connect

Times staff report Project Homeless Connect, an annual day of services in one place with the goal to break down the barriers to safe, decent,...

To combat the negative effects of gentrification, Birmingham task force to...

Times staff report As part of the Birmingham Task Force for Preserving Dynamic and Diverse Neighborhoods initiative, the city will hold four public meetings to...

Birmingham Housing Authority Features Artwork From Emerging Talent

By Joseph D. Bryant Housing Authority of the Birmingham District Music played lightly in the background as crowds gathered around the art displays and to chat...

2020 Census in Peril With Lack of Funding From Congress

By Anna Challet New America Media The 2020 Census is off to a rocky start, with crucial preparations already delayed or falling to the wayside, largely...

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