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Community president defies heat, creates pop-up boutique for neighbors

By Joseph D. Bryant Housing Authority of the Birmingham District A burgundy sports coat, covered with images of stylized elephants, stood out among the slacks and...

Tamara Harris Johnson: ‘Daughter of the Segregated South’ and Advocate for...

By Ebone’ Parks The Birmingham Times Tamara Harris Johnson considers herself a ‘daughter of the segregated South’ because of her family’s rich history and involvement during...

Children’s choir gets chance to shine during Gospel Music Workshop

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times The Gospel Music Workshop of America (GMWA) conference in Birmingham has drawn thousands of visitors to the Magic City and...

UAB students given $525K to manage. Here’s how they’re doing.

By Jared Downing Special to The Times Most business schools want their finance students to gain real-world experience. Not many give them half a million to...

75 Years After the Tuskegee Airmen First Took Flight, Some Minority...

Special to The Times TUSKEGEE – With statistics showing that less than 2 percent of all commercial and military pilots are African American, Legacy Flight...

Mayors speak out on Donald Trump at DNC

Birmingham Mayor William Bell was among more than several dozen mayors in Philadelphia this week for the Democratic National Convention who countered claims by...

Real Justice Has No Statute of Limitations

By Hezekiah Jackson IV The infamous day of Sept. 16, 1963 is marked indelibly in our minds and hearts as a day of sacrifice and...

Willie Mays statue honors Don Logan, Birmingham Barons

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. Alabama NewsCenter A humble Don Logan was praised last week during a Regions Field ceremony unveiling a statue of Willie Mays that...

The Search for Something Suitable

By Tijuana J. Williams I love God’s Word because through the smallest things, I find encouragement. We are often disappointed when things don’t turn out...

People, Places and Things By Gwen DeRu

SOUTHERN SUMMER NIGHT – The Junior Board of Hands On Birmingham is hosting its annual Southern Summer Night, today, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at...

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