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2020: A Year to Remember

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times  What’s left to say about 2020 except that it’s over. But what a year with the well-chronicled coronavirus pandemic...

Birmingham will not prosecute those who violated curfew during protests

The Birmingham Times The City of Birmingham will not prosecute anyone solely arrested for curfew violations and other minor charges from June 1 through June...

Inciting to riot charge dropped against Jermaine “FunnyMaine” Johnson

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Charges against Birmingham comedian Jermaine “FunnyMaine” Johnson for inciting to riot were dismissed on Wednesday. Johnson was charged with inciting to...

Plywood Used to Protect Damaged Buildings; Now Works of Art

Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For the Birmingham Times A week after unrest in downtown Birmingham which damaged some businesses, groups of volunteers on Sunday turned remnants of...

Mayor Declares State of Emergency, Curfew in Birmingham

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times What began as a peaceful demonstration Sunday afternoon in Birmingham to protest the death of George Floyd, a man killed...