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New generation of Birmingham protesters step up

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times When protests were held in Hoover, Ala., on Tuesday evening after Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said a police officer...

Local clergy to activists: ‘Keep Dr. King in mind’

By Nathan Turner Jr. and Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Ask today’s group of mostly young activists the difference between their recent protests in the Birmingham...

Birmingham to Host ​​​Mass Meeting​ As ​Part​ of ​​‘Poor​ ​People’s Campaign’

Times staff report The Rev.​ Dr. William​ J. Barber, II​ and​ the Rev​ Dr.​ Liz Theoharis will​ co-lead​ a Moral​ Revival​ mass meeting​ in​ Birmingham...

New Morehouse President Plans to Keep the College Molding Leaders

 By Joseph Hong diverseeducation.com The Board of Trustees at Morehouse College concluded a six-month search when it voted on Sunday to appoint a Harvard University professor...

The Little Rock Nine: Remembering How They Overcame

By Sarafina Wright Washington Informer/New America Media The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) closed out the celebration of its one-year anniversary with...

Birmingham International Church lives up to its name

By Erica Wright For the Birmingham Times The Rev. Ron Higey is certified as both a pastor and a counselor. That helped with the healing process...

Travel Writer, Author And Educator Verna Gates: ‘I Choose Birmingham’

By Verna Gates I choose Birmingham. That iron ore must have seeped into the fibers of my body. It draws me back like a magnet. ...

Thoughts on Racial Unity: ‘I am literally seeing Dr. King’s dream...

By David Carrington Several days ago, as I participated in the 31st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Breakfast, two thoughts crossed my mind. First,...

MLK Lecture Series will focus on Islamophobia

By Roy L. Williams Director of Public Relations Birmingham Public Library The Birmingham Public Library (BPL) is partnering with the Birmingham Islamic Society to host an in-depth...

Selma, AL. — 40th Historic Selma Pilgrimage.

CALENDAR FRIDAY, MARCH 20 SATURDAY, March 21 Selma, AL. — 40th Historic Selma Pilgrimage.   Tour historic homes and churches with 150th anniversary Civil War-to-50th anniversary Civil...

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