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Sewell Urges Congress to Consider Act to Cover Blood-Based Cancer Screenings

sewell.house.gov U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell led 116 of her House colleagues in a bipartisan letter urging House leadership to bring H.R. 1946 to the Floor for a...

Why Black Christians are Less Likely to Get Their Preferred End-of-Life...

By Anna Jones UAB News Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham published a paper in the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities demonstrating the importance of respecting the...

Mayor Woodfin Vows to End ‘Public Menace’ Which Led to Shooting...

The Birmingham Times In a strongly worded statement issued late Sunday, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin said “exhibition driving” is out of control in the city...

Alabama A&M mourns death of Birmingham native and cheerleader

  HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - Alabama A&M University is mourning the death of Chi McDade who passed on Thursday night. McDade was a member of the cheer...

13-Year-Old Dies After Double Shooting in Birmingham, Sixth Teen Homicide This...

The Birmingham Times A double shooting in east Birmingham on Saturday claimed the life of a 13-year-old boy. The victim has been identified as Jaylon...

Killed in War, Bill Terry Jr. Was First Black Buried in...

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. Alabama NewsCenter Phyllis Palmer remembers laughing when her brother talked about being buried at Elmwood Cemetery. The year was 1968 and the United...

Loretta Harrison, New Orleans Chef and Praline Shop Founder, Dies at...

Clair Lorell eater.comLoretta Harrison, a cherished New Orleans chef and the founder of Loretta’s Authentic Pralines, the city’s first praline shop owned by an African...

US Reaches Grim Milestone with 500,000 COVID Deaths, Matching 3 Wars

By Heather Hollingsworth and Tammy Webber The COVID-19 death toll in the U.S. topped 500,000 this week, a staggering number that all but matches the...

Diva Reese, first-time muralist, pays homage to Breonna Taylor

Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For the Birmingham Times Driving by Vibe Street Studios on 16th Avenue South at 12th Street on Birmingham’s Southside, it is easy to...

Area’s top law enforcement officials address killings of black males

By Nathan Turner Jr. For The Birmingham Times With a “disproportionate” number of African American boys and men killed and incarcerated in Jefferson County and surrounding...

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