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‘Know Justice, Know Peace’: BLM’s Fight Against Racial Injustice from Birmingham

By Ameera Steward For the Birmingham Times (First of two parts on fight against racial injustice in Birmingham) On a recent humid Friday afternoon, Eric Hall, Jilisa...

Eric Hall, Co-Founder of Local BLM, Patterns Activism After Mom’s Work...

By Ameera Steward For the Birmingham Times Activist Eric Hall grew up in two cities with names that make people think of Black lives. The 33-year-old is...

BLM Birmingham Looking To Build Statewide Chapters

By Ameera Steward For the Birmingham Times Upcoming goals for BLM Birmingham include work on a people’s budget, a participatory budget for the city that can...

Jeffco Elections: Eyrika Parker, Rep. Rod Scott in Tues. Runoff for...

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times The only Jefferson County race on the ballot in next Tuesday’s, July 14 runoff election will be for Treasurer where...

Prayer Vigil Planned for 8-year-old Killed at Riverchase Galleria Mall

Times staff report A prayer vigil will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, in the upper, far left parking lot of the...

Girl Scout Joya Peasant Reaches Her Goals — and The Gold

By Je’Don Holloway Talley For the Birmingham Times Earning the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting, meant envisioning something meaningful that would...

Jimmie Hale Mission Celebrates 75 years as a Birmingham ‘Safe Haven’

By Beth Cunningham bhamnow.com One of the most well-known and beloved nonprofits in Birmingham, Jimmie Hale Mission has been making a difference in the Magic City...

Drew: To Mask or Not to Mask?

By Samuetta Hill Drew As the Coronavirus COVID – 19 continues to rapidly spread throughout parts of our country at increasingly higher rates this summer...

Malveaux: Symbols, Statues and Substance

By Julianne Malveaux Socially isolated and alone in my home, I lifted my fist into the air when I learned that the Mississippi legislature voted...

Ellis: COVID-19 Cases Increasing, Now what?

By Glenn Ellis At least 15,000 Black Americans would still be alive if they had died of COVID-19 at the same rate as White Americans....

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