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Dr. Archie Wade, UA’s First Black Faculty Member, Gets Building Renamed...

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times Due to his love of sports, Archie Wade, Ed.D., retired University of Alabama (UA) professor, is often referred to as...

Professor Hilary Green Sheds Light on UA’s Dark Racial History

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times Curiosity is what fuels Hilary Green, Ph.D., and that has a lot to do with how she was raised and...

Stops Along University of Alabama’s Hallowed Grounds Tour

ua.edu From the construction of the initial buildings to the destruction of the campus on April 4, 1865 when Union troops descended on Tuscaloosa, enslaved...

NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace Makes History at Talladega

By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service An opportune caution and a sudden rain shower helped make Bubba Wallace the second Black driver ever to win a...

Historic A.G. Gaston Motel Receives $1.1M from Mellon Foundation for Restoration

birminghamal.gov The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $1.1 million grant to the City of Birmingham’s restoration of the historic A.G. Gaston Motel. Funds...

In Upcoming Play, Red Mountain Theatre Addresses Jeffco’s Violent Racial History

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Memorial, one of the four productions in Red Mountain Theatre’s Human Rights New Works Festival (HRNW), will make viewers confront...

Ramsay High grad sheds light on Alabama’s racial violence in new...

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times Memorial, a play written by Birmingham native Quinton Cockrell, will highlight the “racial violence in Alabama” with its debut at...

City Observes 58th Anniversary of 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times On a rainy September morning, 58 years to the day after four little girls lost their lives in a horrific...

Overcoming the Challenges of an Interracial Marriage

www.jw.org Growing up in the Bronx, New York, Lillian Brooks was surrounded by individuals of different races, so it wasn’t unusual for her to be...

Historic Fourth Ave. Business District Key Part of Birmingham’s 150-year History

By Michael Sznajderman Alabama Newscenter As Birmingham residents pause to reflect during this 150th year since the city’s founding, there’s been no halt to the evolution of...

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