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Live HealthSmart Alabama Brings Birmingham’s first ‘Neighborway’ to Titusville

By Jessica Snyder UAB News Live HealthSmart Alabama, a University of Alabama at Birmingham initiative, is celebrating phase one improvements in Titusville with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday, Sept....

ASU Residence Hall Renamed after Key Figure in Montgomery Bus Boycott

By Lois G. Russell ASU The Alabama State University Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to rename one of the campus’s historic residence halls in honor...

Harold A. Franklin, Auburn University’s first African American student, 88

Neal Reid auburn.edu Harold A. Franklin, Auburn University’s first African American student, passed away Thursday at his home in Sylacauga, Alabama. He was 88. Franklin integrated Auburn...

16-year-old Jackson-Olin HS student in Birmingham opens his own photography studio

By Tira Davis bhamnow.com Samuel Bowie is a 16-year-old student at Birmingham’s Jackson-Olin High School who is the CEO of Kulture Kreations Atelier Photography who now runs...

Both played a role in Birmingham’s 1960s history; as friends they...

By Richard Friedman Special to The Birmingham Times There was a fateful day in August of 1960 when the lives of Frances Foster White, an African American teenager...

African American spelling bee champ makes history with flair

By Ben Nuckols Associated Press LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Zaila Avant-garde understood the significance of what she was doing as she stood on the...

‘Community Conversations’ Continue this week at The Ballard House

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times The Ballard House Project will continue its “GATHER for Community Conversations” this week with a forum on Hip Hop and...

UAB doctors focus on disparities among Alzheimer’s patients

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times African-Americans are more likely to develop late-onset Alzheimer’s disease than whites and are less likely be diagnosed with the condition,...

Job Prospects flat for black workers in March

By Freddie Allen NNPA Newswire Managing Editor The employment prospects for African Americans showed little improvement in March, according to the Labor Department’s most recent jobs...

Black History: Bethel Baptist Church in Birmingham played key role in...

By Nathan Turner Jr. For the Birmingham Times Marian Jones Daniel was 16 years old when a dynamite blast rocked the basement at Bethel Baptist Church...

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