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Legacy Bowl to Feature A&M’s Aqeel Glass, Other HBCU stars

By BRETT MARTEL Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — South Carolina State defensive back Zafir Kelly has spent this week at a downtown, high-rise hotel that...

Why Birmingham Business Icon Dr. AG Gaston Is Still Worthy of...

By Jasmine Phillips For the Birmingham Times As small business owners, entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, and community advocates in Birmingham get ready to engage with one another...

Pastor Mike Jr. Interviews His Grandfather Bishop Calvin Woods, Legend of...

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times On a bright winter morning in the Magic City, a man is seen approaching the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI)....

The Lasting Legacy of a Birmingham Civil Rights Giant

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Visiting his grandfather, Bishop Calvin Woods, in Birmingham’s Central Park neighborhood, Mike McClure Jr. and his other younger family members...

Birmingham boasts an extraordinary musical legacy over 150 years

By Chuck Chandler Alabama News Center In 1989, Erskine Hawkins, Sun Ra and The Temptations all played at Birmingham’s inaugural City Stages music festival. Tickets that...

Legacy Arena re-opens in Birmingham after $125M renovation

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Area leaders gathered at downtown Birmingham’s Legacy Arena Thursday to celebrate the facility’s re-opening after $125 million in renovations, Dennis Latham,...

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos makes $100M gift to Barack Obama Foundation

By Haleluya Hadero AP Business Writer Former President Barack Obama’s foundation said Monday it has received a $100 million donation from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos that...

How Green Building Professionals Build Birmingham, Honor Legacy

By Jacqueline Gray Miller The death of a parent is among the most emotionally difficult and universal of human experiences. Lamentably, the recent passing of...

Word on The Street

Compiled by Erica Wright We asked Birmingham-area residents, what is the legacy left by the departed Congressman John Lewis and Rev. CT Vivian? Jazmine Payne: “...

These family businesses have a long history in Fourth Avenue District

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times More than 40 years ago, Ashley Pritchett’s grandfather opened one of the most well-known barber businesses in the city of...

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