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How Majority of Jefferson County Commission Likely Just Got Re-Elected

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Qualifying for the May 24 primary elections ended Friday and 4 of 5 incumbent Jefferson County commissioners face no opposition....

4 of 5 Jeffco Commissioners Face No Opposition in May 24...

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times The race for a seat on the Jefferson County Commission, once heavily pursued by Democrat and Republican candidates, will be...

Rev. Jesse Jackson: Not a time for the wringing of hands

By The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Can America be a democracy if a minority writes the rules to entrench minority rule? Last week, Senate Republicans invoking...

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....

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