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Play imagines conversation between Anne Frank and Emmett Till 

By Richard Friedman For The Birmingham Times It was a trip Cameron Mayers had to make, driving 90 miles and 65 years back into history. Mayers, an...

AT&T Hires Its First Black CFO

By Brittney Oliver Essence On April 1, 2021, WarnerMedia’s Pascal Desroches will become AT&T’s first Black chief financial officer. This news comes after the recent announcement...

Victor Glover to Become the First Black NASA Astronaut to Live...

By Dana Gives Black Enterprise This past weekend, NASA celebrated a historic moment with the launch of the SpaceX Crew-1 mission and Victor J. Glover became the first Black astronaut to live...

Lucille Bridges, Mother Of Civil Rights Activist Ruby Bridges, Dead At...

Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Lucille Bridges, the mother of civil rights activist Ruby Bridges, who walked with her then-6-year-old daughter past crowds screaming...

Miss USA 2020 is the first Black woman to represent Mississippi

By Scottie Andrew CNN The first Black woman to be crowned Miss Mississippi USA is now the reigning Miss USA. Asya Branch, a student at the University...

‘Game-Changer’: Kamala Harris Makes History As Next Vice President

NPR California Sen. Kamala Harris will become the next vice president of the United States, shattering another racial and gender barrier in American politics, at...

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...

93-year-old Alabama poll chief honored by Birmingham as she prepares to...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times After 57 years as a poll worker who has seen election of the first Black Birmingham City Councilor, the first...

Trailblazer Autherine Lucy Foster Awarded Honorary Doctorate From Miles College

By Sydney Melson The Birmingham Times Miles College on Wednesday honored Autherine Lucy Foster an alumna and the first African American to enroll and attend the...

Miles College to honor Autherine Lucy Foster, alumna and first Black...

The Birmingham Times Miles College will honor Autherine Lucy Foster an alumna and the first African American to enroll and attend the University of...

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