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Hundreds in need get free services during Project Homeless Connect

Times staff report Project Homeless Connect, an annual day of services in one place with the goal to break down the barriers to safe, decent,...

To combat the negative effects of gentrification, Birmingham task force to...

Times staff report As part of the Birmingham Task Force for Preserving Dynamic and Diverse Neighborhoods initiative, the city will hold four public meetings to...

Birmingham Housing Authority Features Artwork From Emerging Talent

By Joseph D. Bryant Housing Authority of the Birmingham District Music played lightly in the background as crowds gathered around the art displays and to chat...

2020 Census in Peril With Lack of Funding From Congress

By Anna Challet New America Media The 2020 Census is off to a rocky start, with crucial preparations already delayed or falling to the wayside, largely...

Strong fathers strengthen the community, says organizer of 5K Run

By Denise Stewart For The Birmingham Times Gideon Waithera was the first to finish Birmingham’s inaugural I Am A Father 5K Saturday at historic Kelly Ingram...

Understanding, mentors needed to curb violence in the city

  By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times More than 200 Birmingham residents got a chance this week to ask city, state, county and community leaders about issues...

How can citizens help reduce racial tension in communities?

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times During the question and answer portion of a roundtable discussion on race at the Junior League of Birmingham an audience...

Panelists discuss the tension between police, communities

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times The gathering began peacefully with a discussion about respect between police officers and the community; residents and the community and...

From DC to Starbucks: Risky moves help family recipe go national

Eric Easter Urban News Service   When Starbucks asked April Richardson to mail its CEO a sample of her cake, she went a step further: She sent...

With Eye on Election, City Officials Weigh $5M for Neighborhood Cleanup,...

  By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times   Birmingham’s next city elections may be 14 months away, but it’s not too soon for the mayor and city council...

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