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UAB Part of $3M Award to Better Treat Lupus in Black...

by Jeff Hansen Lupus, an autoimmune disease that can attack any part of the body, can be confounding because patients often respond differently to the same...

Ramsay High grad sheds light on Alabama’s racial violence in new...

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times Memorial, a play written by Birmingham native Quinton Cockrell, will highlight the “racial violence in Alabama” with its debut at...

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...

Tuskegee’s ‘Cleve’ Abbott dominated like no other coach in Alabama

By Bob Blalock Alabama NewsCenter University of Alabama coach Nick Saban completed a decade of dominance in college football this past January when his Crimson Tide team demolished Ohio...

These programs can help pay your utility bills and lower your...

By Dennis Washington If you live in Alabama and are low-income, age 60 or older and/or disabled, programs are available to help pay utilities and...

Opinion: Supporting President Biden’s Jobs Plans Means Supporting Schools

By Gaynell Hendricks I support President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan. This plan, as constituted, makes some investments in three areas that directly affect schools....

‘Jacob Lawrence & History Forward’ discussion to close exhibit at BMA

artsbma.org The Birmingham Museum of Art will close the BMA’s presentation of Jacob Lawrence: The American Struggle this evening (Feb. 5) with a community discussion...

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...

Rep. Chris England elected first black to lead Alabama Democrats

Times staff report Representative Chris England, of Tuscaloosa, was elected Chair of the Alabama Democratic Party on Saturday, becoming the first African-American to hold the...

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