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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...

Gun Violence Has Nation in Mourning, VP Kamala Harris tells Birmingham...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times During an armchair conversation with Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin on Friday, Vice President Kamala Harris said the country is in...

Robert Dickerson: Gun Violence Plagues America

By Robert Dickerson This is an Opinion Gun violence plagues us. When I started to write this article, fresh in the headlines were the shooting...

Mullen-Johnson: Coping with Mass Shootings – As a Mom and Therapist

By Crystal Mullen-Johnson The world is changing in ways that have some feeling hopeless about the future. In May we experienced intense emotional responses brought...

Rev. Jesse Jackson: Guns and the GOP’s plan to Defeat Dems...

By The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson It happened again. This time it was a mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, of 19 second-, third- and fourth...

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