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Alabama Attorney Fred Gray Will Receive Presidential Award of Freedom From...

By Chuck Chandler Alabama NewsCenter Staff President Joe Biden on July 7 will award Alabama’s Fred Gray Sr. the Presidential Award of Freedom, which is the nation’s highest...

Birmingham Public Library to Host Dozens of Black History Month Programs

bplonlinenews.comThe Birmingham Public Library (BPL)'s celebration of Black History Month is into its second week. Throughout February, BPL is hosting 71 free programs and activities for our patrons in 15...

Sharpe-Jefferson: What Are You Willing to Pay for Freedom?

By Keisa Sharpe-Jefferson I recently made a really tough decision. I was offered a position, as in a job, that I really wanted to take. ...

Sharpe-Jefferson: A Sense of Independence on This Year’s July 4th

Keisa Sharpe-Jefferson Celebrations of freedom for the 4th of July take on a brand-new meaning this year. Alabama, and America for that matter, continue to open...

Harriett Tubman, MLK Jr., Frederick Douglass Quotes to Celebrate Juneteenth

inspiringquotes.com  President Joe Biden signed legislation Thursday establishing a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery, saying he believes it will go down as...

Congress Could Make Juneteenth A National Holiday

By Arthur Delaney Black Voices Congress hasn’t created a new holiday since 1983, when it made one for Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. Now some lawmakers...

Jefferson County DA Urges New Trial for Man on Alabama’s Death...

By Beth Shelburne WBRC JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - Jefferson County District Attorney Danny Carr filed an extraordinary legal pleading Friday in the high-profile capital murder...

Cyntoia Brown Released From Prison After Serving 15 Years Of Life...

By Hayley Miller Black Voices Sex trafficking victim Cyntoia Brown was released from prison Wednesday after serving 15 years of a life sentence for killing a...

Birmingham Commemorates Juneteenth

Amarr Croskey photos Kelly Ingram Park was packed on Saturday, June 15 as metro area residents celebrated the city’s 20th annual Juneteenth with the Birmingham...

After Two Years of Love, She Finishes Quilt That tells Secrets...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Judy Higey came to Birmingham 13 years ago from Cleveland, Ohio, with her husband, Ron, who is pastor of the...

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