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Puzzling number of men tied to Ferguson protests have died

Associated Press FERGUSON, Mo. — Two young men were found dead inside torched cars. Three others died of apparent suicides. Another collapsed on a bus,...

New generation of Birmingham protesters step up

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times When protests were held in Hoover, Ala., on Tuesday evening after Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said a police officer...

Local clergy to activists: ‘Keep Dr. King in mind’

By Nathan Turner Jr. and Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Ask today’s group of mostly young activists the difference between their recent protests in the Birmingham...

Times change, but the objectives of the demonstrations shouldn’t

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Civil Rights Movement tactics may change, but the objectives shouldn’t, said Doris Gary, 85, who participated in the marches of...

Alabama State Couple on Marriage: ‘It’s not all about you. It’s...

By Chanda Temple Special to The Birmingham Times In honor of the Magic City Classic showdown between Alabama A&M University and Alabama State University, this week’s...

Jefferson County hires artist to paint more diverse view of society

By Nick Patterson The Birmingham Times A Jefferson County Commission Committee approved paying an Alabama artist to create a new mural to add to the controversial,...

Violence in Charlottesville: What Birmingham Mayor William Bell, Rep. Terri Sewell...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Local political and civil rights leaders and members of Congress said they are disturbed by the violence that ensued during...

US judge bars deportations under Trump travel ban

By Alicia A. Caldwell Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge's emergency order has temporarily barred the U.S. from deporting people from nations subject to...

After mass turnout, can protests turn into political impact?

By Nicholas Riccardi The Associated Press DENVER (AP) — Deb Szeman, a self-described "homebody," had never participated in a demonstration before hopping on an overnight bus...

Violence rocks Milwaukee after police-involved shooting

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times Violence over the police-involved shooting of an black armed man in Milwaukee, MN gripped the community early Monday morning. Police responded to...

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