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Kim Godwin First Black Woman Named ABC News President

By David Bauder Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — ABC named Kim Godwin as its news division president on Wednesday, making her the first Black woman...

DaShana Jelks Returns to Birmingham as CFO of YWCA Central AL

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times With more than 28 years of public, governmental, and nonprofit accounting experience, DaShana Jelks is no stranger to managing finances...

Word on the Street

Compiled by Erica Wright During a month when women are recognized, we asked Birmingham-area residents, name a woman in history who stands out for you? LISA...

Andra Day Becomes First Black Best Actress Winner in 35 Years

By Jackie Strause Holly Wood Reporter Andra Day won the Golden Globe best actress in a drama trophy for her performance in Hulu's The United States vs. Billie Holiday,...

Alabama’s Ann Berry set to be sworn in as first Black...

By Anthony Cook Alabama Newscenter On March 1, Sonceria Ann Berry will be sworn in as the secretary of the U.S. Senate, making her the first Black...

Alabama Native Named First Black Secretary of the Senate

BY Zack Budryk The Hill  Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday named Sonceria “Ann” Berry secretary of the Senate, the first African American woman to hold the...

Jennifer King Becomes NFL’s 1st Black Female Assistant Position Coach

Black Voices Washington promoted Jennifer King to assistant running backs coach Tuesday, making her the first Black female assistant position coach in the NFL. She is...

Vice President Kamala Harris: A new chapter opens in US politics

By Kathleen Ronayne and Alexandra Jaffe Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris broke the barrier Wednesday that has kept men at the top...

Lindsey Harris: First African-American to Lead Alabama Nurses in 107 years

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Being the first African-American to lead the Alabama State Nursing Association (ASNA) in the organization’s 107-year history is an honor,...

Mauree Turner Wins, Will Be First Muslim Lawmaker In Oklahoma

By Sarah Ruiz-Grossman Black Voices  Mauree Turner won her election for state House in Oklahoma’s 88th district, making history as the first Muslim person elected to...

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