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Starbucks to close over 8,000 stores on Tuesday for anti-bias training

The Associated Press Starbucks will close more than 8,000 stores nationwide on Tuesday to conduct anti-bias training, the next of many steps the company is...

Photo Gallery: 2017 Fred Shuttlesworth Human Rights Awards

Times Staff Report Photos by Stephonia Taylor McLinn The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) on Saturday hosted its combined 2017 Fred L. Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award...

Thurgood Marshall movie faithful to the facts, and the man

By Jessica Gresko Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall’s widow, Cecilia, has seen two showings of the new movie “Marshall” about her...

NAACP names Derrick Johnson as new president, seeking to have more...

By Jesse J. Holland The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The NAACP turned to an insider Saturday to help bring the nation’s oldest civil rights organization...

A ‘civil rights camp’ teaches kids a history they’re not learning...

By Avis Thomas-Lester The Hechinger ReportTrevion Williams (left) and Jashun Griffith (right), both 13, students at Crystal Springs Middle School in Crystal Springs, Mississippi, chat at...

Alabama NAACP applauds ruling that allows lawsuit on way judges elected...

Times Staff Report The head of the Alabama NAACP lauded a recent federal court ruling that will allow a lawsuit to continue that challenges the...

Violence in Charlottesville: What Birmingham Mayor William Bell, Rep. Terri Sewell...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Local political and civil rights leaders and members of Congress said they are disturbed by the violence that ensued during...

Metro Birmingham NAACP salutes outstanding women

Special to the Times The Metro Birmingham National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) recently held its 17th Annual Salute to Wonderful Outstanding...

Alabama police end NAACP sit-in against attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions

By Kim Chandler Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The national president of the NAACP and five others were arrested after staging a sit-in Tuesday at...

Hezekiah Jackson IV builds on legacy of the Birmingham NAACP

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times The Birmingham Branch of the NAACP is as active in community service today as it has ever been. Hezekiah Jackson...

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