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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...

Girls Scouts of The USA Appoints Its First Black CEO In...

By Dana Givens Black Enterprise The Girls Scouts of the USA made a historic announcement for the organization with the appointment of Judith Batty as the...

Dr. Billy Hawkins to be first Black president of Talladega College...

By The Daily Home Talladega College will hold a naming ceremony for the Dr. Billy C. Hawkins Student Activity Center at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug....

Kenneth Coleman Reflects on Being Named BBA’s First Black President and...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times As the first African American president and CEO of the Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA), the region’s leading economic development...

Civil rights icon John Lewis remembered in Alabama

By Kim Chandler Associated Press TROY, Ala. (AP) — Civil rights icon and longtime Georgia congressman John Lewis was remembered Saturday — in the rural Alabama...

Rev. C.T. Vivian, key civil rights leader, has died at 95

By Desiree Seals and Michael Warren Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — The Rev. C.T. Vivian, an early and key adviser to the Rev. Martin Luther King...

The U.S. Navy Celebrates First Black Woman Tactical Jet Pilot

By Tanya A. Christian Essence A Black woman is making history in the United States armed services. On Thursday, it was announced that the U.S. Navy...

University Of California Will Have Its First Black President

By Sarah Ruiz-Grossman Black Voices The next president of the University of California system will be Dr. Michael Drake, the first Black person in the role...

Johnathan Austin, former Councilor, On How City Finally Removed Confederate Statue

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times The outrage over the death of George Floyd —a black man killed by police in Minneapolis—has already led to change...

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