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Congress Could Make Juneteenth A National Holiday

By Arthur Delaney Black Voices Congress hasn’t created a new holiday since 1983, when it made one for Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. Now some lawmakers...

Jefferson County DA Urges New Trial for Man on Alabama’s Death...

By Beth Shelburne WBRC JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - Jefferson County District Attorney Danny Carr filed an extraordinary legal pleading Friday in the high-profile capital murder...

Cyntoia Brown Released From Prison After Serving 15 Years Of Life...

By Hayley Miller Black Voices Sex trafficking victim Cyntoia Brown was released from prison Wednesday after serving 15 years of a life sentence for killing a...

Birmingham Commemorates Juneteenth

Amarr Croskey photos Kelly Ingram Park was packed on Saturday, June 15 as metro area residents celebrated the city’s 20th annual Juneteenth with the Birmingham...

After Two Years of Love, She Finishes Quilt That tells Secrets...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Judy Higey came to Birmingham 13 years ago from Cleveland, Ohio, with her husband, Ron, who is pastor of the...

Congressional Black Caucus Mourns the Passing of Civil Rights Icon Julian...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chairman G. K. Butterfield released the following statement on the passing of Civil Rights leader Julian Bond: "Our hearts...

UAB Honors the Charleston Victims.

By Chris Ruffin The Birmingham community came out to participate in Stand in Unity: A Candlelight Vigil for Charleston, to give honor to the nine...

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