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Bessemer’s Bargain Town, Once Part of Large Chain, Closes Last Store...

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times Before Family Dollar and Dollar General, there was Bargain Town and its well-known jingle that was a soundtrack...

Bob Dickerson: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap

By Robert Dickerson We’ve heard the term closing the racial wealth gap throughout the past quarter century. Conversations and strategies to accomplish the feat have...

Birmingham Promise Accepting Applications for Students to Get Paid Internships

dcwins.com Birmingham Promise has opened applications for next year’s seniors in Birmingham City Schools to compete for paid internships that are available at a range...

Business Owner Nykki Houston Turns Home Into Self-Care Mini Mall

By Keisa Sharpe-Jefferson For The Birmingham Times Just outside of Birmingham, in the community of Clay, sits a home with a neatly groomed lawn that is...

Bob Dickerson: Nothing Happens Until Somebody Sells Something

By Bob Dickerson Nothing happens until somebody sells something. Those were the words on a sign inside of Louis J. Willie’s office during my time...

K’la Inman’s Daughter Appeared in ‘Black Panther’ film; Then Came the...

By Nicole S. Daniel The Birmingham Times After her daughter, Sybella, was booked as an orphan in the blockbuster 2018 film Black Panther, K’la Inman was...

City of Birmingham Announces 12-Week Paid Parental Leave Policy

www.birminghamal.gov In a letter to city employees this week, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin announced a 12-week paid parental leave policy. Woodfin said the policy will be...

Alabama Power names Jeff Peoples as its new CEO

By Alabama NewsCenter Staff The Alabama Power Company board of directors has named Jeff Peoples as the company’s 12th president and CEO, effective immediately. Peoples also...

Taylor Young Opens Birmingham Clothing Store in Family-Owned Shopping Plaza

By Nicole S. Daniel The Birmingham Times When Taylor Young held a recent grand opening for her clothing store in West Birmingham it was also a...

Birmingham-based Agency Grows Black Businesses Across Alabama

By Doug Segrest Doingmoretoday.com Every day, Carlisha Harris steps into history. Across the street is the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. A block north is 16th Street Baptist Church, a living landmark...

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