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Birmingham’s Vasthy Mompoint Makes Directorial Debut in ‘Dreamgirls’

By Nicole S. Daniel The Birmingham Times Vasthy Mompoint always knew she loved the Dreamgirls musical, but she didn’t know how much until she became director...

‘We Were Saying Our Vows, And Putting The Rings On, It...

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...

Report Reveals Police Issued 71 Conflicting Commands and Impossible Orders to...

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Footage from Tyre Nichols’ fatal traffic stop found that police officers issued a barrage of confusing, conflicting,...

Analysis: Mahomes, Hurts set for historic Super Bowl matchup

By ROB MAADD AP PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Black quarterbacks have come a long way in the NFL since Fritz Pollard became the first to play...

Rev. Bernice King announced as Keynote Speaker for Global Forum in...

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times The Rev. Dr. Bernice A. King, daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King, will serve as...

For Many, The Devastating Tyre Nichols Video Shows Policing in America...

The actions of Demetrius Haley, Tadarrius Bean, Emmitt Martin III, Desmond Mills, Jr., and Justin Smith have left many convinced that policing in America...

Ruling allows Removal of Confederate monument

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) _ An Alabama judge has paved the way for officials to remove a Confederate monument placed a century ago at the...

Birmingham Native, Comedian Rickey Smiley Says Son Brandon Smiley Has Died

By: Lawrence Specker | lspecker@al.com Comedian Rickey Smiley announced Sunday that his oldest son Brandon Smiley has died, in a raw message shared via social...

Birmingham Police Chief Issues Statement on Tyre Nichols of Memphis

By Adrian Sainz Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis authorities released video footage Friday showing Tyre Nichols being beaten by police officers who held the...

Black Heritage Fair Set for Feb. 4 in Downtown Birmingham

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times The Birmingham African American Genealogy Group (BAAGG) will host its 2023 Black Heritage Fair on Feb. 4 from 11 a.m....

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