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Ariana DeBose Makes History as First Openly Queer Actor of Color...

By Tre'Vaughn Howard CBS News Actress Ariana DeBose made history Sunday as the first Afro Latina and openly queer actor of color to take home an...

First-ever Fred Shuttlesworth Day Observed in Birmingham

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Birmingham on Friday honored the Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth, the city’s most prominent Civil Rights leader. Mayor Randall Woodfin, surrounded by...

Birmingham Prepares to Celebrate Fred Shuttlesworth’s 100th

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Birmingham plans to honor its most prominent civil rights leader, the late Rev. Fred L. Shuttlesworth, this week on the...

Rep. Terri Sewell welcomes one of her biggest fights since being...

Donna M. Owens NBC News In August, Rep. Terri Sewell stood at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in her hometown, Selma, Alabama, to tout...

Vice President Kamala Harris Marks ‘Bloody Sunday’ Anniversary in Selma

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press SELMA, Ala. — Vice President Kamala Harris visited Selma, Alabama, on Sunday to commemorate a defining moment in the fight for...

Autherine Lucy Foster, first Black student at University of Alabama, dies...

Associated Press Autherine Lucy Foster, the first Black student to enroll at the University of Alabama, died Wednesday. She was 92. University officials announced her death...

Killed in War, Bill Terry Jr. Was First Black Buried in...

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. Alabama NewsCenter Phyllis Palmer remembers laughing when her brother talked about being buried at Elmwood Cemetery. The year was 1968 and the United...

Loretta Harrison, New Orleans Chef and Praline Shop Founder, Dies at...

Clair Lorell eater.comLoretta Harrison, a cherished New Orleans chef and the founder of Loretta’s Authentic Pralines, the city’s first praline shop owned by an African...

Erin Jackson of US 1st Black Woman to Win Speedskating Gold

By PAUL NEWBERRY Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Erin Jackson has never viewed herself as some sort of trailblazer. She just likes to skate really, really...

Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’ available for all...

By Caroline Gazzara-McKenzie University of Alabama It was 1963 and Birmingham was going through a racial revolution. Demonstrations and peaceful protests against the city’s strict segregation...

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