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Dear Black Women: Mothers and Daughters Need to Stick Together

By Jazz Keyes I believed that my relationship with my mother was one that was shatterproof. That was until I feel deep and dangerously in lust...

PEACE Birmingham Celebrates 25 Years Uniting Diverse Teens

By Michael Sznajderman Alabama NewsCenter For 25 years, small groups of Birmingham-area teens, from different races and different backgrounds, have met – one Sunday afternoon each...

‘With God at center of our marriage…other things can’t get in’

BY JE’DON HOLLOWAY-TALLEY Special to the Birmingham Times “You Had Me at Hello’’ highlights married couples and the love that binds them. If you would like...

Sharpe-Jefferson: Mother’s Day is a Time for Healing

By Keisa Sharpe-Jefferson Stop pretending. We know good and well things aren't always "all good" with our relationships with our families, and in particular, our mothers. But...

Drew: What It Means — And Doesn’t — To Be Fully...

By Samuetta Hill Drew Over a 100 million people in America are now vaccinated as of April 30.  This number represents almost 40 percent of...

Word on The Street

Compiled by Erica Wright We asked Birmingham-area residents, What advice would you give this year’s senior graduating class? MEAGAN OATES: “I’m graduating from the University of...

People, Places and Things

GWEN DERU HAPPY MOTHER’s DAY…to all of the MOTHERS!!! SUPPORT MENTAL HEALTH MONTH!! TODAY… **COMEDIAN LAV LUV at the StarDome Comedy Club. **THIRSTY THURSDAY at Hookah 114 17th Street...

Former Restaurant Manager Owes Unpaid Black Worker He Abused $546,000, Judge...

By Ashlee Banks Essence A South Carolina judge has ruled that a former restaurant manager must pay an intellectually disabled Black man $546,000 after forcing him...

Alabama A&M claims HBCU national football championship

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. Alabama Newscenter The spring 2021 football season was a series of working and waiting for the Alabama A&M Bulldogs. Time and again,...

Children’s Defense Fund Preparing to Open Summer Freedom Schools

By Stacy M. Brown Black Press USA The Children’s Defense Fund has always lived by the motto that children are the future. As young people of color...

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