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Historic Arlington House Draws Mayor Woodfin, Guests for Holiday Kickoff

Times Staff Report To kick off the holiday season, the historic Arlington antebellum home on Cotton Ave. in SW Birmingham was decked with traditional Christmas...

At 95, WWII vet still finds ways to serve country, fellow...

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For the Birmingham Times Frances Phelps, a 95-year-old World War II veteran, is in good health, needing only her acid reflux medication. “The...

Remembering Two Former Birmingham Black Barons of the Negro Leagues, who...

Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times Willie James Lee and Archie “Dropo” Young, two jewels of the Negro Leagues, recently passed. Lee passed on Oct. 12...

University of Alabama historic marker honors civil rights hero

By Jamon Smith Alabama NewsCenter A giant in civil rights history was recognized Friday with the unveiling of the Autherine Lucy Foster Historic Marker at a...

Nick Patterson named Digital Content Coordinator for The Birmingham Times

Times staff report Nicholas Patterson has been named digital content coordinator for the Birmingham Times Media Group, Inc. Patterson, who was born in Ensley and raised...

Simone Askew is first black woman to lead West Point cadets

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Making history.  Simone Askew is making history as the first black woman to lead the Long Grey Line at the...

Talladega College: After heated decision to attend inauguration, Alabama’s Oldest HBCU...

By Ariel Worthy  The Birmingham Times Looking at the front of Fanning Refectory, which houses the student and faculty dining rooms on the campus of Talladega...

Golden State Warriors vote unanimously not to visit White House? If...

  By Ricardo A. Hazell The Shadow League It's the first time in history a team unanimously votes not to visit the White House after winning it...

Alabama’s Prince Hall Masons have rich history in self-improvement, social responsibility

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times A refurbished the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons (F & AM) of Alabama, Temple Building...

The Negro Southern League Museum and the revitalization of Birmingham

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times For Natasha Rogers, executive director of the Negro Southern League Museum (NSLM) in downtown Birmingham, the museum and...

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