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Jefferson Metropolitan Park expansion could add thousands of jobs

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times The Jefferson County Commission voted last week to rezone land in the existing Jefferson Metropolitan Park in McCalla that could...

Churches partner to host conference to fill health gaps

By Patrice Thomas Conwell Special to The Times The church has long served as a refuge for spiritual and emotional healing for African Americans. Today, the...

Birmingham citywide cleanup this Saturday

Times Staff Report To help combat litter and illegal dumping, a citywide cleanup will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20 in the city’s nine districts...

Wormsby: All first time offenders should not get parole

By Hollis Wormsby, Jr. There was an article in the Birmingham News recently about a mother who won a federal grant to develop services to...

Malveaux: I’m about to have me a Kavanaugh

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Newswire Contributor I’m mad. So mad that I can spit. Throw stuff. Holla. Make some noise. What is a righteous woman to...

Drew: Internet Safety Tips

By Samuetta Hill Drew October is Cyber Safety Month. Where I, along with the average person, are not cyber experts, there are some basic cyber...

Ellis: Dialysis, kidneys and African Americans

By Glenn Ellis In an autobiography released this month, music legend Tina Turner revealed that she underwent a kidney transplant with an organ donated by...

Word on The Street

Compiled by Erica Wright It’s still October and some stores already have Christmas trees and other decorations on display. Is it too soon? LaTonya Jones Starks:...

People, Places and Things

By Gwen DeRu TODAY VETERANS OF INFLUENCE, 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. at the Harbert Center. HOW GERMANY HAS COME TO TERMS WITH ITS PAST featuring STEFAN SCHLUTER,...

Angela Davis to receive BCRI’s 2018 Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award

By Pat Byington bhamnow.com Angela Y. Davis, Birmingham native, global human rights activist, scholar and author, has been named recipient of the prestigious 2018 Fred Shuttlesworth...

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