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Thousands Converge in Capitol for the March on Washington’s 60th Anniversary

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands converged Saturday on the National Mall for the 60th anniversary of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington, saying a country...

Ramsay High School’s Jaidynn Perkins-Martin Headed to Yale University

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By Nicole S. Daniel The Birmingham Times Jaidynn Perkins-Martin vividly remembers sitting in her living room waiting to see if she had been accepted into college....

Estela Tirado: Bringing Mexican Culture to the Magic City

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By Ryan Michaels Estela Tirado’s travels have taken her around the globe to places like Germany, Italy, Austria, Spain, but recently she has embarked on...

Museum to Honor Clotilda Slave Ship Survivors Opens in Alabama

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By John Sharp, AL.com A first-of-its-kind museum dedicated to the Clotilda - the last known slave ship - and its 110 survivors officially opened on...

Catherine Burks-Brooks, Birmingham Freedom Rider, dies at 83

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By Roy S. Johnson | rjohnson@al.com “Mr. Bull” is what she called him. It’s what Catherine Burks-Brooks called Eugene (Bull) Connor on the morning of May...

Birmingham Attorneys React to Supreme Court’s End to Race-Conscious Admissions

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By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Birmingham-area attorneys on Thursday said they were not surprised that the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the race-conscious admissions programs at Harvard...

Anne-Marie Adams, Former Jefferson County Circuit Clerk, Dies at 77

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The Birmingham Times Former Jefferson County Circuit Clerk Anne-Marie Adams, who served as clerk from 2000 to 2018 has died. She was 77. A funeral mass...

Jim Baggett, Birmingham (AL)’s Foremost Historian, to Retire on June 23

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By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times For historians, authors, researchers, academics, or anyone else looking for information about city of Birmingham history, the road usually leads...

Juneteenth Celebrations Kickoff Across Birmingham With Calls For Unity, Music, Awards

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By Ryan Michaels and Nicole S. Daniel The Birmingham Times Juneteenth Weekend in Birmingham kicked off with a luncheon at the Harbert Center in downtown on...

Business Icon A.G. Gaston Could Get Birmingham Street in His Honor

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Alabama News Center Staff As Birmingham continues to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the civil rights campaign that led to the dismantling of the city’s legal...