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Interviews set for superintendent finalists for Birmingham schools system

By Chanda Temple Birmingham City Schools The Birmingham Board of Education will interview Dr. Lisa Herring of Kentucky and Dr. Regina Thompson of South Carolina as...

Jay Roberson announces re-election bid to Birmingham City Council

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Jay Roberson announced Wednesday he will seek reelection to Birmingham City Council’s District 7. The city election is Aug. 22. “I want...

Black Caucus analyzes civil rights in the Trump era at forum

By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Newswire Contributor As lawmakers, community stakeholders and activists protest against current White House policies, members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC)...

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...

Pursue Trump, the way the Alabama Legislature pursued Bentley

By Dr. Jesse Lewis, Sr.  If you do not believe this, you should ask former House Speaker Mike Hubbard or ask former Governor of the...

Respect sacrifices by military families and remember the cost of freedom

Hollis Wormsby, Jr. I was walking through the lobby of the building I work in this week when I noticed a lot of soldiers and...

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley resigns, pleads guilty to misdemeanors

By Kim Chandler and Anthony Izaguirre Associated Press   MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Gov. Robert Bentley resigned Monday rather than face impeachment and pleaded guilty to two...

Pastor Fernandez Sims on running for mayor: ‘We have 99 neighborhoods...

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times Pastor Fernandez Sims has announced his bid for Mayor of Birmingham. Sims, a pastor of Charis Community Church and case manager...

Birmingham City School students speak to Democrats and Republicans about cuts...

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times Members of the Birmingham City Council traveled to Washington D.C. to lobby against proposed cuts to the federal budget. Area city...

Federal budget cuts are coming: New skills key to survival

By Hollis Wormsby, Jr. No matter what your political affiliation, or your philosophy on life, one hard reality coming down the bend is that there...

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