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What Local Parents Teach Their Children About Racial Bias

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Wayne Richardson teaches his four children that everyone is the same. He tells them, “Know that you can’t look at...

YWCA Central Alabama Selects Industry Vet as New CEO

ywcabhm.org  LaRhonda Magras, Ed. D. has been elected CEO of YWCA Central Alabama and the appointment is effective September 1, the Board of Directors announced Tuesday.  Magras,...

Hoover Schools investigating students who used racist slurs

Times staff report A video that surfaced on Facebook over the weekend of Hoover City School students using racial slurs against blacks and debating the...

Starbucks to close over 8,000 stores on Tuesday for anti-bias training

The Associated Press Starbucks will close more than 8,000 stores nationwide on Tuesday to conduct anti-bias training, the next of many steps the company is...

Birmingham to Host ​​​Mass Meeting​ As ​Part​ of ​​‘Poor​ ​People’s Campaign’

Times staff report The Rev.​ Dr. William​ J. Barber, II​ and​ the Rev​ Dr.​ Liz Theoharis will​ co-lead​ a Moral​ Revival​ mass meeting​ in​ Birmingham...

Dove apologizes for Facebook soap ad that many call racist

Associated Press NEW YORK — Dove is facing heat for a body wash ad showing a black woman taking off her shirt to reveal a...

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...

Trump victory brings ‘alt-right’ into full view

By Jay Reeves Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Donald Trump’s election is bringing to the fore a strain of race-based politics once so far out...

Data shows why odds of receiving death penalty are higher if...

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times When it comes to capital punishment in America, blacks are nearly four times more likely to receive the death penalty...

Racism is an Excuse, Really…

by Mahari McTier My article this week is in response to a letter I read on AL.com.  After reading this, it led me to further...

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