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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...

Listing of places across Alabama that helped give birth to the...

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times Just before leaving office in January 2017, President Barack Obama designated two new national monuments in Alabama to honor our...

Black history landmarks are scattered throughout the Southeast. Here are 39.

By Blackpast.org Listed below are the African American National Historic Landmarks by states in the South and Southeast, as certified by the National Park Service’s...

The forgotten opioid epidemic: African Americans and heroin

By Glenn Ellis “A junkie walking through the twilight, I'm on my way home. I left three days ago, but no one seems to know I'm...

African American women making a difference in science and technology

By Idrissa N Snider Special to the Times The typically male dominated field of STEM -- Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math -- has been undergoing a change...

Breast cancer survivor: ‘I’m not going to be a victim. I’m...

By Denise Stewart For the Birmingham Times At 8 o’clock on a late-September morning, Paula Garfield laced up her sneakers and took her place at the...

$27M Initiative to Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths in African-American Community

Special to The Times WASHINGTON -- The Susan G. Komen breast cancer organization gathered philanthropic, civic, medical and business leaders in Washington recently to formally...

History of African-American Marching Bands

Times Staff Report By most accounts, the first-ever black college football game, played in Salisbury, N.C, in December 1892, had a festive, picnic-like atmosphere not...

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