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Macy’s Launches New Collection Inspired by Divine Nine Sororities

By Savannah Taylor www.ebony.com Many can relate to the struggle of trying to find the right outfit and being unable to find the right fit or...

Senate approves Lisa Cook as first Black woman to Fed post

By Christopher Rugaber Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmed economist Lisa Cook on Tuesday to serve on the Federal Reserve’s board of governors, making...

Lawson State Baseball Team Adopts Young Brain Tumor Patient

lawsonstate.edu Lawson State Community College on Saturday adopted the newest members of the Cougars baseball program, brothers Joseph and Colton Nelson. Joseph is five-years-old and...

Nation’s First Black Cardinal Speaks at Mass in Queens, NY

Thalia Perez CBSNewYork NEW YORK — A Black History Month event took place at a Catholic church in Queens on Sunday, with the first African-American cardinal in the country. It was standing room only...

A conversation on historical memory and rethinking Black history

by Brianna Hoge In honor of Black History Month, the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Paulette Patterson Dilworth, Ph.D., vice president of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion,...

Erin Jackson of US 1st Black Woman to Win Speedskating Gold

By PAUL NEWBERRY Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Erin Jackson has never viewed herself as some sort of trailblazer. She just likes to skate really, really...

Desmond Tutu, South Africa’s Moral Conscience, Dies at 90

By Andrew Meldrum Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Desmond Tutu, South Africa’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning icon, an uncompromising foe of apartheid and a modern-day activist for...

Historic 16th Street Baptist Church This Week Observes 58th Year Since...

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times Looking back but pressing forward, the historic Sixteenth Street Baptist Church will commemorate the 58th Memorial Observance of the church...

Civil rights icon John Lewis remembered in Alabama

By Kim Chandler Associated Press TROY, Ala. (AP) — Civil rights icon and longtime Georgia congressman John Lewis was remembered Saturday — in the rural Alabama...

Cleveland “Cleve” Eaton, Hall of Fame jazz great, dies at 80

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Cleveland “Cleve” Eaton, the Hall of Fame jazz legend from Fairfield (Ala.), died on Sunday morning. He was 80. “He was...

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