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Sickle Cell Patients Suffer Discrimination, Poor Care — And Shorter Lives

By Jenny Gold Kaiser Health News NeDina Brocks-Capla sits in her kitchen in San Francisco. Her son Kareem Jones died at age 36 from sickle cell...

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...

Jefferson County Commissioner David Carrington ends bid for Alabama Governor

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Jefferson County Commissioner David Carrington announced today that he is ending his campaign for governor of Alabama. Carrington had announced his...

Potential Community Changing Election Is Less Than Two Weeks Away 

By Hollis Wormsby, Jr. On August 22, the greater Birmingham community will take to the polls to elect a mayor, nine city council persons and...

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,...

Area lawmakers list education, economic development as priorities in Legislative Session

By Sinclair Portis Special to the Times Education is one of the main issues facing Jefferson County, according to members of the county’s delegation in the...

Emanuel AME pastor blasts political ad

By Jeffrey Collins Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The pastor of a South Carolina church where nine black members were killed in a racist attack...

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...

March for Science draws thousands to Birmingham’s Linn Park

By Mark Linn March for Science Birmingham Thousands of scientists and their supporters turned out Saturday, April 22, at Linn Park as part of the national...

Obama to deliver first post-presidency speech in Chicago

Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is set to hold the first public event of his post-presidential life in the place where...

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