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Wormsby: On this day Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. died for...

By Hollis Wormsby, Jr. On April 4, 1968, black America was stunned by the news that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had been assassinated in...

Word on The Street

Compiled by Erica Wright April 4 marks the 51st anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We asked Birmingham-area residents, What qualities...

Sen. Doug Jones addresses MLK Unity breakfast, talks of equality and...

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times Doug Jones, sworn-in as a United States Senate 12 days ago, returned home today to deliver the keynote address at...

Valuable lessons from King-led marches from an eyewitness

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times During the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham, children learned as many lessons outside the classroom as they did inside, remembered...

Jeff Drew, Who Marched in Protests as child, on what MLK...

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times Jeff Drew is a descendant of Civil Rights royalty. He is the son of John and Addine “Deenie” Drew. His...

Blind Boys of Alabama will perform at MLK tribute in Birmingham

By Shannon Thomason UAB News Celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with a tribute concert featuring five-time Grammy winners Blind Boys of...

Randall Woodfin sworn in as Birmingham’s 30th mayor

By Nick Patterson For The Birmingham Times On a bright sunny day on a stage with a gigantic American flag as a backdrop, Randall Woodfin took...

Birmingham Confederate Monument: City leaders weigh steps to remove landmark

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times A Civil War monument in Birmingham’s Linn Park has been shrouded from view while the city's law department examines ways...

#BlackHistoryMonth: Notable Alabamians, Part Eight

Times staff report The AT&T Alabama African-American History Calendar has been highlighting the achievements of the state’s best and brightest since 2011. It highlights the...

MLK Jr. Unity Breakfast draws diverse crowd of Birminghamians

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times Hundreds of early-risers shared breakfast and historic reflections Monday morning during the 31st Dr. Martin Luther King Jr....

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