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Rev. Jesse Jackson: How Young People can Save America

By The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. A new year is a time for reflection on the past and hope for the future. My new year’s...

Stacey Abrams Launches 2nd Campaign for Georgia Governor

Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams, the Georgia Democrat and leading voting rights activist, said Wednesday that she will launch another campaign to become...

Malveaux: Why won’t Democrats fight?

By Julianne Malveaux Not a day goes by that I don’t get a text or three from the Democratic National Committee asking for contributions. Sometimes...

LaTanya Millhouse Outlines Her Plans for Alabama Democratic Women Group

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times Birmingham’s LaTanya Millhouse, the first Black president of the Alabama Democratic Women (ADW), is already looking ahead to the 2022...

Here Are Candidates for Birmingham City Council in Oct. 5 Runoff...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Two incumbents and two newcomers are vying for seats in the Birmingham runoff elections for City Council held on Oct....

First Black Republican Elected to the Alabama Legislature since Reconstruction

By Jay Reeves and Kim Chandler Associated Press PELHAM, Ala. (AP) — The first Black Republican elected to the Alabama Legislature since Reconstruction said Wednesday that...

Opinion: Supporting President Biden’s Jobs Plans Means Supporting Schools

By Gaynell Hendricks I support President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan. This plan, as constituted, makes some investments in three areas that directly affect schools....

St. Louis elects 1st Black female mayor

Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Treasurer Tishaura Jones, who has been outspoken in her criticism of the criminal justice system’s “arrest and...

Republican Lawmakers Introduce Hundreds Of Bills To Restrict Voting Rights Nationwide

By Sarah Ruiz-Grossman Black Voices Republican lawmakers are currently pushing more than 300 bills in state legislatures seeking to restrict access to the vote across the...

How two Birmingham attorneys helped win the GA Senate races 

By Carter Dewees For The Birmingham Times When Birmingham attorney Byron Perkins paid a visit to historic Sixth Avenue Baptist Church 30 years ago, he did...

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