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Regions Honors Birmingham Attorney J. Mason Davis Jr. For Lifetime Achievement

By Candace Higginbotham J. Mason Davis Jr. didn’t have to ask to join civic groups around Birmingham, Alabama. That’s because they usually asked him first. “And...

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...

Jim Peppler’s Photos From the Civil Rights Movement Captured Black History...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Few have chronicled Alabama history the way Jim Peppler has. The photographer was on the ground during the mid-1960s for the...

Birmingham’s historic downtown Rainbow Bridge closed to motorists

By Pat Byington bhamnow.com The Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. Bridge or what is also known as the “Rainbow Bridge” in downtown Birmingham closed to motorists beginning...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Notable Quotes

By Hannah Hutyra Keepinspiring.me Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 15, 1929. He was a pivotal advocate for African Americans...

Penny Foundation Builds Black Businesses and Leaders in Alabama and Beyond

By Morgan Jackson Alabama Newscenter August is Black Philanthropy Month, a national celebration of African American and African-descent giving and community outreach. It is also a time...

The Late Shelly Millender Jr., Who Helped Desegregate Birmingham Library, Honored

By Roy L. Williams cobpl.org The Board of Trustees of the Birmingham Public Library presented a resolution to the family of the late Shelly Millender Jr.,...

Minority consultants key in BWWB bond sale that saves more than...

bwwb.org The Birmingham Water Works Board (BWWB) last week approved the final sale of over $480 million in taxable bonds to replace higher interest rate...

Attorney Ben Crump, Bradford family angry after Alabama AG says Hoover...

Times staff report The lawyer for the family of a 21-year-old black man shot and killed by Hoover police on Thanksgiving night said it was...

AG: No charges for Hoover police officer in Bradford Jr. killing

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall today informed the Hoover Police Department and the Alabama State Bureau of Investigation that the Hoover police officer who...

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