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Red Mountain Theatre Co. announces plans for $25M arts campus

The Birmingham Times Red Mountain Theatre Company (RMTC) will begin work on a $25 million arts campus in Parkside district of downtown Birmingham this summer. “It has...

Expelled in 1956, first black student at University of Alabama gets...

Associated Press TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Autherine Lucy Foster, the first African-American student to attend the University of Alabama, received an honorary doctorate degree last...

College Choice Foundation gives students higher ed boost

Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times When she earned more than $2 million in college scholarships and a full-ride to Yale University, Jillian Jolly, a Ramsay High...

29 area students get scholarships from Birmingham Alumnae Chapter of Deltas

Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Sameria Harris, a John Carroll Catholic High School senior, felt like she was with family on Saturday at the Delta Life...

The Boulé Focuses its Attention on HBCUs

By Jamal Watson Diverse Education ATLANTA— The leadership of Sigma Pi Phi fraternity — also known as the Boulé — has made good on its promise to...

With white students becoming a minority, public universities push harder to...

By Casey Parks Diverse Education BATON ROUGE, La. — A few weeks after Stewart Lockett made local headlines for becoming the first black student body president at Louisiana...

Organizations Announce Merger to Reach More Students

By Sammy G. Allen Diverse Education Two organizations working to serve underrepresented students have merged as of April 1. Gateway College National Network is now an initiative...

Inside Maranathan Academy where students get chance at brighter future

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times On a beautiful, cool day earlier this month, the wind blew, birds sang, and the laughter of children could be...

Donna Dukes founded a school that makes a difference in lives...

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times uiote Donna Dukes admits she may have been a bit “idealistic” when she came up with an idea to help students...

How ‘critically at-risk’ students now excel at Birmingham Academy

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Some had been bullied. Some have had discipline issues. Some were expelled from other schools. Some just needed a better...

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