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The Activist: Eric Hall, Black Lives Matter Birmingham

Compiled by Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Birmingham, known as a cradle of civil rights history, today still contains numerous strong voices pushing for change locally...

Police Chief Weighs in on Causes and Solutions as Birmingham Homicides...

By Carol Robinson | crobinson@al.com This is another installment in a Birmingham Times/AL.com joint series on Gun Violence in the city. Birmingham Police Chief Scott Thurmond,...

As Homicides Escalate, Birmingham Times, AL.com Launch Joint Series on Gun...

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times First in a series Earlier this year, Yasmine Wright, a 10th grader at Wenonah High School, left her job at...

Mayor Woodfin Unveils AR-15, Other Weapons Seized on Birmingham Streets

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times After unveiling a table filled with an AR-15, an AKM, an SKS and an AK-47 pistol variant commonly referred to...

Serena’s example: Tennis icon’s impact felt in Black America

By AARON MORRISON, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — In 2016, responding to the fatal police shootings of two Black men just a day apart, Serena...

Ensley Native Lost Son to Gun Violence. How He Found Strength...

By Nicole S. Daniel The Birmingham Times Ensley neighborhood native Ernest Brown, compliance officer and dean of academics at Maranathan Academy in Birmingham, goes above and...

Mayor Woodfin on How Smart Technology Can Help Curb Increase in...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times With Birmingham’s homicide rate up nearly 22 percent, due in part to 13 people killed in the first 26 days...

Jeffco Commissioner Sheila Tyson caught in shootout driving through Bessemer

WBRC Staff BESSEMER, Ala. (WBRC) - Bessemer Police are looking for witness information or video after a Jefferson County commissioner was caught in the middle...

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...

Study: Blacks 14 percent of the U.S. population; 52 percent of...

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia According to a new and comprehensive study on gun violence, Black men, women, boys, and girls...

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