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Wormsby: Sorry, but ‘I Had To Say It’

By Hollis Wormsby, Jr. Those of you who are fans of Millie Jackson, will recognize this week’s headline as one of her classic songs.  The...

Malveaux: Add ecological damage to evils of racism, militarism and poverty

By Julianne Malveaux The Right Reverend William Barber has revived Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign. He has reminded us that the triple...

Julianne Malveaux: In Honor of Dr. Angela Davis

Dr. Julianne Malveaux If anyone deserves a civil rights award, Dr. Angela Davis certainly does. The activist and scholar has been on the front lines...

Wormsby: Why I’m pulling for the new Birmingham Iron team

By Hollis Wormsby This Sunday, at 2 p.m., Birmingham’s latest professional football team, the Iron, will begin play at Legion Field and here are some...

Randall Woodfin defeats Incumbent William Bell to become Birmingham Mayor

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times   Randall Woodfin, the first candidate to declare for mayor of Birmingham last summer, on Tuesday saw his 14-month journey to...

City Council President Austin: Time to capitalize on the untapped potential...

By Johnathan Austin As soon as I was old enough to walk, I learned to march.  Birmingham’s history was sewn into the fabric of my family,...

Republicans will back Trump until his die-hard support drops

By Dr. Jesse Lewis, Sr.  Most politicians believe in the 11th commandment which states self-preservation is the first law of nature. Right now Donald Trump’s approval...

Birmingham must hold youth offenders accountable, offer opportunities for reform

By Hollis Wormsby, Jr.  A few days ago 18-year-old Masiya Turner was indicted for the 2016 murder of 55 year old Ronald Earl Brown. According...

Rev. Jackson: Trump’s decision to bomb Syria was dangerous, deceptive

By Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. Fifty-nine cruise missiles. When Donald Trump ordered the attack on Syria, he made an impetuous decision, turning his previous...

Learn Jesus’ lesson of forgiveness

By Hollis Wormsby A young teen has a dispute with another teen. It isn't about much, but the macho kicks in and the hard head...

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