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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...

Smithsonian and Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to Present  “Save Our African...

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The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute will co-host a daylong program to help Birmingham-area...