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‘Within a Week … I Knew He Was Going to Be...

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 BY JE’DON HOLLOWAY-TALLEY Special to the Birmingham Times “You Had Me at Hello’’ highlights married couples and the love that binds them. If you would like...

Alabama’s ‘Culture of Removal’ Takes Toll on Black Students

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By Savannah Tryens-Fernandes | stryens-fernandes@al.com CJ wanted to take his mom to prom. He wanted to have his parents walk him out to the mound on...

Chervis Isom, Longtime Birmingham Civic Leader, Dies at 84

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By Joseph D. Bryant | jbryant@al.com Chervis Isom, the author, longtime Birmingham attorney, and mainstay of civic engagement, has died. Isom died unexpectedly while overseas Thursday. He...

Black-Owned Hotel Razed; Was Safe Haven During Segregation

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MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi hotel that gave Black travelers safe lodging during segregation and once welcomed such notables as the Rev. Martin...

Historic Masonic Temple in Birmingham Receives Mellon Grant to Preserve Artifacts

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pearlbridgestrategies.com The Prince Hall Legacy Foundation of Alabama was recently awarded a $670,000 grant by the Mellon Foundation to preserve artifacts and memorabilia from the...

First Black Woman Named to lead U. of Alabama’s The Crimson...

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thecrimsonwhite.com After serving in multiple positions at The Crimson White and as the current editor-in-chief of Nineteen Fifty-Six Magazine, a Black student led magazine on the...

‘Traveling Billboard’ Unveiled; Motorcoach Honors Civil Rights in Birmingham AL

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By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Terry Collins still remembers hearing disc jockeys deliver coded messages urging he and other Birmingham high school classmates at the...

Artist Brings Civil Rights Icon, Rosa Parks, to Life in Sculpture

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By Carla Davis Alabama News Center When Julia Knight learned that the Alabama Women’s Tribute Statue Commission (AWTSC) was looking for an artist to sculpt a...

Jeffco Commission Approves $2.6 Million for Tourism Projects in the Civil...

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By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times The Jefferson County Commission on Thursday approved $2.7 million in federal ARPA funding to six organizations in the downtown Birmingham Civil...

Regions Bank honors Alabama Judge Vanzetta McPherson for Lifetime of Service

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By Candace Higginbotham doingmoretoday.com Growing up in Montgomery, Alabama, Judge Vanzetta Penn McPherson was reared in a household that valued education. Her parents were educators, and she...