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Meet The ‘Full-Time Grandmother’ in Birmingham And Her Battle Against Breast...

By Nicole Daniel The Birmingham Times Benette Eason, a U.S. Air Force medical technician, is used to helping others with medical emergencies—then, she was diagnosed with...

Area Single Mom Shares Story, Roundtable With Dept. of Labor Official

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Kimber Washington is a single mother of four, who works two jobs and lives in a home she owns in...

Joí Gresham: Creating Masterpieces of Beauty and Strength

By Nicole S. Daniel The Birmingham Times Joí Iman Gresham didn’t have to go far to find her first client. While out shopping several years ago at...

Alabama’s Yolanda Flowers and 5 Black Women Who Could Be Elected...

By Christopher Rhodes Blavity As highlighted by Vice President Kamala Harris in 2020, Black women have achieved significant political accomplishments in recent years. This fall, those...

Black Women in the South Have Been Bracing for Roe’s Fall...

Char Adams and Bracey Harris NBC News This story appeared originally on NBC News Tight restrictions on abortion have already placed the procedure out of reach for...

Meet The 16 Black Female Judges in Birmingham (AL) in Support...

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times More than a dozen Black female judges in Jefferson County (AL) gathered Tuesday in the downtown Birmingham courthouse in support...

Birmingham Trailblazers Recognized During Women’s History Month

For The Birmingham Times In the celebration of Women's History Month, V.I.R.T.U.E. Inc., a community-based nonprofit empowering women in leadership, announced its cohort of 2022...

Commissioner Sheila Tyson, local groups partner to provide free mammograms

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times Jefferson County Commissioner Sheila Tyson has awarded Brenda Phillips-Hong, founder of Brenda’s Brown Bosom Buddies, a $10,000 grant in honor...

Autherine Lucy Foster, first Black student at University of Alabama, dies...

Associated Press Autherine Lucy Foster, the first Black student to enroll at the University of Alabama, died Wednesday. She was 92. University officials announced her death...

Black Women Leading On Infrastructure

By Tatiana Eaves On November 15 2021, President Biden signed into law the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) which makes $1.2 trillion available in...

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