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A Historic Black-Owned Barbershop with Murals Inside Discovered in Georgia

By Yenny Sanchez CNN.com A community revitalization group has uncovered forgotten Black barbershop and murals in an alleyway in Sparta, Georgia. Dream Streets Sparta was removing plywood...

How Much More Affordable is Birmingham vs Atlanta?

By Patience Itson bhamnow.com To see how Birmingham measured up in affordability, we compared the cost of renting in the Birmingham metro area with that of...

Slutty Vegan owner Aisha “Pinky” Cole begins hiring for her Birmingham...

By Chanda Temple Atlanta businesswoman and philanthropist Aisha “Pinky” Cole was so impressed by the hundreds of people who stood in line for hours just...

Alabama-Georgia rematch to decide national championship Monday

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. You’d think Nick Saban and Kirby Smart are putting on helmets and going head-to-head Monday in the College Football Playoff National Championship...

Stacey Abrams Launches 2nd Campaign for Georgia Governor

Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams, the Georgia Democrat and leading voting rights activist, said Wednesday that she will launch another campaign to become...

Meet Artist Marquis Tucker, Whose Creativity Ranges From Fashion to Food

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times Speak to Marquis Tucker, and he’ll tell you that creating is something he lives by. However, the tricky part is...

Stacey Abrams Says 750,000 Georgia Residents Have Requested Ballots For Runoff

By Derek Major Black Enterprise Voting rights advocate Stacey Abrams said Monday that more than 750,000 residents in Georgia have requested a ballot for the state’s...

Georgia’s Blue Shift Is A Lesson For Progressive Organizers Across The...

By Travis Waldron Black Voices On Friday afternoon, news outlets finally began to call President-elect Joe Biden the winner in Georgia, a state that hadn’t voted...

Library Director Floyd Council Sr., accomplished singer, Army vet, administrator, outlines...

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For the Birmingham Times Floyd Council Sr., the new executive director of the Birmingham Public Library (BPL), could read music before he...

Monique “Mo” Jefferson’s journey from Ramsay High to champion trainer

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times In high school and college Monique “Mo” Jefferson was always considered a “gym rat” and nothing has changed in her...

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