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Cynthia Warrick, 1st female president at Alabama’s Stillman College, to retire

By The Associated Press Stillman College’s first female president, Cynthia Warrick, has announced plans to retire after leading the Tuscaloosa, Alabama-based historically Black college for...

Birmingham Urban League Gets National Boost From Mayor Woodfin’s Shout-Out   

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times The Birmingham chapter of the National Urban League (NUL) found itself in the national spotlight during last week’s armchair conversation...

Alabama Attorney Fred Gray Will Receive Presidential Award of Freedom From...

By Chuck Chandler Alabama NewsCenter Staff President Joe Biden on July 7 will award Alabama’s Fred Gray Sr. the Presidential Award of Freedom, which is the nation’s highest...

DeJuana Thompson Named Permanent President and CEO of BCRI

The Birmingham Times DeJuana Thompson will serve as president and CEO of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute without the "interim" designation, the board announced on Wednesday. Thompson,...

Biden signs bill making lynching a federal hate crime

By Darlene Superville Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidents typically say a few words before they turn legislation into law. But Joe Biden flipped the script...

City Councilors Likely to Pass Pay Raises as Part of Birmingham’s...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Birmingham city officials found a $53 million surplus in the FY 2020-2021 budget and will use more than $11.6 million...

NAACP Calls Judge Ketanji Jackson’s Hearing ‘One for the Ages’

By Alex Backus msn.com Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson delivered a message of gratitude in her opening remarks Monday, as she shared a strong sense of American...

Obama tests positive for COVID-19, says he’s ‘feeling fine’

The Associated Press Former President Barack Obama said on Sunday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus, though he’s feeling relatively healthy and his wife,...

At Miles College, Rev. Al Sharpton speaks on voting rights, CRT...

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times The Rev. Al Sharpton, civil rights leader and founder/president of the National Action Network , spoke Monday at Miles College...

Lawson State Part of $10M Job Training Initiative Offered by state’s...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times The Alabama Community College System Innovation Center, a $10 million investment aimed at rapidly training workers for the state’s highest-demand...

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