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Rep. Sewell Secures $7.3 Million for Birmingham from Government Funding Package...

The Birmingham Times Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced last week that she secured $42,820,760 for 15 community projects in Alabama’s 7th Congressional – including $7.3 million...

An Emotional Mayor Woodfin Speaks on 12-Year-Old Killed While Sleeping

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Following the shooting death of a sleeping 12-year-old girl, an emotional Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin struggled to speak about the...

Birmingham Rec Centers as the New ‘Safe Havens’ for Area Youth

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Jason Morgan, a fifth grader at Minor Elementary, likes dodgeball, kickball and watching TV. But on a recent weekday evening, Jason...

Birmingham Native, Alabama St. Student Awarded Wells Fargo Scholarship

By Kenneth Mullinax/ASU  Iyanah Scarbrough, a native of Birmingham and Alabama State University honor student who has worked numerous jobs to help her stay in...

How Bessemer’s Hidden Gem — Camp Fletcher — Changes Lives of...

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times Enter Camp Fletcher, a 300-acre woodland preserve in Bessemer, and find a hidden gem—a place where more than 800 kids...

Birmingham’s Jordyn Hudson Premieres Documentary on Youth and Civil Rights History

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times In her documentary “Shape The Culture: Then & Now” which premiered virtually on Wednesday, Birmingham’s Jordyn Hudson connects today’s youth...

Birmingham Housing Authority Launches Youth Summer Reading Program

habd.net The Housing Authority of the Birmingham District this week kicked off its Youth Summer Reading program by bringing together young people for an in-person...

Birmingham Councilor Steven Hoyt awards $15K to HABD Youth Program

habd.net The Housing Authority of the Birmingham District (HABD) is gearing up for its Annual Summer Youth Program with the support of Birmingham City Councilor...

Roy Wood Jr. wants greater career opportunities for youths in Alabama

By A la Carte Alabama Roy Wood Jr. had a good amount of success on radio and doing standup comedy in Birmingham. But to reach his...

Birmingham teen launches ‘Shape the Culture’ to focus on good work...

By Anthony Cook Alabama Newscenter A national movement in protest of racial injustice is providing a timely launch of a digital platform that aims to highlight...

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