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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...

Breaking the Blue Wall: Law enforcement, citizens discuss race and policing

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times This year, there have been 736 people killed in police-involved shootings, and 38 officers killed in the line of duty....

Alabama NAACP Kicks Off its 64th Annual Convention in Birmingham

Times staff report The Alabama NAACP will open its 64th Annual Convention with a press conference on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 at 10 a.m. at...

Black voters sue over Alabama’s method of electing judges

By Kim Chandler Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala.— A civil rights group challenged Alabama's practice of electing appellate judges by statewide vote last week, saying the result...

NAACP to hold Community Day on Sept. 10

Special to The Times The Metro Birmingham NAACP & Youth will partner with a number of area organizations to hold an Information Fair/Community Empowerment Day...

110th Annual Session of the National Baptist Congress arrives in Birmingham

    Photos by Stephonia Taylor Mclinn     Dr. Sheila Bailey, author and President of Sheila B Ministries Inc. delivered the keynote address for the Women of Wisdom...

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