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History of African-American Marching Bands

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Times Staff Report By most accounts, the first-ever black college football game, played in Salisbury, N.C, in December 1892, had a festive, picnic-like atmosphere not...

History students take a walk through Birmingham’s past

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By Charles Buchanan UAB Magazine At Birmingham’s First Presbyterian Church, they sat as the congregation did that day when two African-American women appeared for the holiday...

Hillary Clinton makes history as America’s first female presidential nominee

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By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times The results of Tuesday's roll call at the Democratic National Convention made it official: Hillary Clinton became the country's first...

Birmingham Gets an Alarming Wake-Up Call It Can’t Ignore

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By Barnett Wright Times staff writer   It may have been the wake-up call the Magic City needed. For years, Birmingham and its leaders have promoted the city’s...

How local judicial elections made history in Jefferson County

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By Barnett Wright Times staff writer   Tuesday’s primary election in Jefferson County saw a record number of African Americans run in judicial races. Of the 26 Democrat...

Protest songs that have left a mark on music history

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  Beyonce´and Kendrick Lamar are among hundreds of artists throughout the years who have penned songs focusing on social issues from war to poverty to...

Revealing Black Men During National Black Family Month

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By Ben Jealous and Trabian Shorters July is National Black Family Month, which is a good time to take a moment to celebrate the role...

BALTIMORE STEPHANIE RAWLINGS-BLAKE SWORN IN AS 73rd PRESIDENT OF THE...

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Rawlings-Blake Makes History as the First African-American Female President of Organization  San Francisco, CA – The presidential gavel was officially handed to Baltimore Mayor Stephanie...

Black American History

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Black American History Bobby E. Mills, PhD Black history is more than just the White use of Blacks for slave labor (economic development and European immigration). ...

Sketches # 1456

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Sketches # 1456  by Senator Hank Sanders ******************* I wonder why the end of slavery is not celebrated annually in these United States of America? I wonder...