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‘Violins of Hope’ brings concerts, education, interfaith dialogue to Birmingham

Times staff report Historic violins played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust will be featured in Birmingham next week for four days of concerts, educational...

‘Marriage is not an event. It’s a journey … you learn...

By Chanda Temple  Special to The Birmingham Times  All photos by NicTay Photography Cornelius Harris and Judith Harris    Married: May 27, 1967 Live: Birmingham’s Brook Highland neighborhood. Met: Cornelius and Judith’s older...

Birmingham Mayor Bell on some of his noteworthy accomplishments

By Nick Patterson The Birmingham Times Despite controversies over the years — including his contentious relationship in the end with the Birmingham City Council and the...

Photo Gallery: 2017 Fred Shuttlesworth Human Rights Awards

Times Staff Report Photos by Stephonia Taylor McLinn The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) on Saturday hosted its combined 2017 Fred L. Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award...

Odessa Woolfolk nurtured museum from idea to respected Institute

By Anita Debro For the Birmingham Times When Odessa Woolfolk walks into the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI), it is almost like she is walking into...

Birmingham to Host ​​​Mass Meeting​ As ​Part​ of ​​‘Poor​ ​People’s Campaign’

Times staff report The Rev.​ Dr. William​ J. Barber, II​ and​ the Rev​ Dr.​ Liz Theoharis will​ co-lead​ a Moral​ Revival​ mass meeting​ in​ Birmingham...

‘Community Conversations’ Continue this week at The Ballard House

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times The Ballard House Project will continue its “GATHER for Community Conversations” this week with a forum on Hip Hop and...

Alabama State Couple on Marriage: ‘It’s not all about you. It’s...

By Chanda Temple Special to The Birmingham Times In honor of the Magic City Classic showdown between Alabama A&M University and Alabama State University, this week’s...

NAACP names Derrick Johnson as new president, seeking to have more...

By Jesse J. Holland The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The NAACP turned to an insider Saturday to help bring the nation’s oldest civil rights organization...

A ‘civil rights camp’ teaches kids a history they’re not learning...

By Avis Thomas-Lester The Hechinger ReportTrevion Williams (left) and Jashun Griffith (right), both 13, students at Crystal Springs Middle School in Crystal Springs, Mississippi, chat at...

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