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Senate approves Lisa Cook as first Black woman to Fed post

By Christopher Rugaber Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmed economist Lisa Cook on Tuesday to serve on the Federal Reserve’s board of governors, making...

Black Women in the South Have Been Bracing for Roe’s Fall...

Char Adams and Bracey Harris NBC News This story appeared originally on NBC News Tight restrictions on abortion have already placed the procedure out of reach for...

Historic Church in Selma on Endangered Places List

By Jay Reeves Associated Press Like religious congregants all over, the people of historic Brown Chapel AME Church turned off the lights and locked the doors at the...

Birmingham Mayor Woodfin, Vice President Harris to headline Tennessee St. commencement

TSU News Service Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin will address Tennessee State University graduate students at an indoor ceremony on Friday, May 6 in the Gentry...

How Bessemer’s Hidden Gem — Camp Fletcher — Changes Lives of...

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times Enter Camp Fletcher, a 300-acre woodland preserve in Bessemer, and find a hidden gem—a place where more than 800 kids...

Meet Pauline Braye Fletcher, Camp Founder, First Black Registered Nurse in...

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times Camp Fletcher was founded in 1926 by Pauline Braye Fletcher, the first African American registered nurse in Alabama, as an...

Majors celebrate 75th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s debut

By Greg Beacham AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Baseball celebrated the 75th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke the major league color barrier...

Ketanji Brown Jackson Breaks Through A ‘Concrete Ceiling’

By Nyah Marshall Howard University News Service Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is officially confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court with a historical vote that makes her...

Senate confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson to be first Black woman to...

By Clare Foran, Ted Barrett and Ali Zaslav CNN The Senate confirmed President Joe Biden’s Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on Thursday in a historic vote that paves the...

Biden signs bill making lynching a federal hate crime

By Darlene Superville Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidents typically say a few words before they turn legislation into law. But Joe Biden flipped the script...

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