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Celebrating Chris McNair: Father, Friend, Husband and Legend

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Jewell Christopher (Chris) McNair was remembered on Friday as a remarkable man whose love and forgiveness were stronger than one...

The History of Black Golf in Birmingham

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For the Birmingham Times The top shelf of the pro shop at the Highland Park Golf Course in Birmingham’s South Avondale area...

Chris Osborne Lost Leg in Motorcycle Accident; Became Champion Golfer

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For the Birmingham Times Not many blacks played golf where Chris Osborne grew up, but that never stopped the Morristown, Tenn., native...

Miles Coach Leonard Smoot to be inducted into Golfer Hall of...

Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For the Birmingham Times Playing a round of golf is similar to a journey through life, said Miles College head golf coach Leonard...

Otis Windham Jr.: How the average golfer learns the game

By Otis Windham Jr. As a beginner, I often stood on the driving range and watched how effortlessly and far skilled players could hit the...

Artist Jon Osborne once lived in a car near same park...

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Welcome to Third Thursdays! This series—published in the Birmingham Times on the third Thursday of every month—highlights area citizens who...

Businessowner Aquilla Stanback’s Cup of Tea

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Shortly after graduating from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Aquilla Stanback remembers sightseeing trips with her mother and...

56 years ago this month, the children of Birmingham helped change...

By Pat Byington bhamnow.com On May 2, 1963, thousands of children in Birmingham, trained in the tactics of nonviolence, marched throughout the city, calling for desegregation....

Mental Health Awareness Initiative Kickoff on May 18

By Crystal Mullen-Johnson Mental Health care is an underutilized service in the African-American community. Transportation, poverty, mis-education and stigma can all be barriers for people...

‘Listen to your pastor and his message … take that and...

By Anita Debro Special to the Birmingham Times “You Had Me at Hello’’ highlights married couples and the love that binds them. If you would like...

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