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Mayor Woodfin; Jeffco Sheriff and DA offer words of wisdom at...

Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times The spirit and wisdom of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. permeated the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex’s North Exhibition Hall on Monday...

Area leaders honor Dr. King during 33rd annual Unity Breakfast

Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times The spirit and wisdom of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. permeated the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex’s North Exhibition Hall on Monday...

Kamala Harris Is Running For President In 2020

By Amanda Terkel and Sarah Ruiz-Grossman Huff Post Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) announced Monday that she will be running for president in 2020. The theme of Harris’...

Faith-based groups meet to review BCRI’s decision on Dr. Angela Davis

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times A diverse group of faith-based organizations gathered Sunday to host a community conversation about the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s (BCRI)...

Birmingham police Sgt. Wytasha Carter given a royal farewell

Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Birmingham police Sergeant Wystasha Carter, slain a week ago in the line of duty, was given an emotional farewell on Saturday,...

Chicago Officer who shot black teen sentenced to nearly 7 years

By Don Babwin and Michael Tarm Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The white Chicago officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday...

DA Danny Carr; Schools Chief Dr. Lisa Herring and others discuss...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times The Jefferson County District Attorney’s office last year launched a professional learning initiative and a program to prevent chronic absenteeism...

How Larry Langford became a once-in-a-lifetime politician

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Love him or not, Larry Paul Langford was a once-in-a-lifetime politician, the likes of which had never been seen before...

Birmingham residents supported Larry Langford to the end

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times John Harris remembers Larry Langford from Titusville’s Loveman Village public housing community. They grew up together. Harris remained in the neighborhood...

Area events leading up to MLK Day

Thursday, Jan. 17 12-1 p.m. – The UAB School of Medicine will present “Honoring the Life & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” at...

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