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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...

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...

Civil rights icon John Lewis remembered in Alabama

By Kim Chandler Associated Press TROY, Ala. (AP) — Civil rights icon and longtime Georgia congressman John Lewis was remembered Saturday — in the rural Alabama...

People, Places and Things By Gwen DeRu

TIME TO TAKE A BREAK!!   DON’T MISS!  WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT BOXING with Deontay Wilder vs. Chris Arreola at the BJCC Legacy Arena, Saturday at 4 p.m.   THIS...

The pride and possibilities of a glorious future

    From Where I Sit     I imagine that all parents like me remember the feeling they had when their first new baby finally arrived. That moment...

Foot Soldiers’ Reunion at the St. Paul A.M.E. Church-Smithfield.

  Members of the Civil Rights Activist Committee this month held their annual Foot Soldiers’ Reunion at the St. Paul A.M.E. Church-Smithfield. The gathering featured art...

A new Birmingham Times, one step at a time

By Sam Martin Today’s newspaper is the third edition since the transition of ownership from Dr. Jesse J. Lewis Sr. to the Foundation for Progress...

Jesse Williams Debunks Black Community’s ‘Angry’ Stereotype

by: HelloBeautiful Staff Jesse Williams is utterly over the idea that Black people are just naturally angrier than everyone else in America. The “Grey’s Anatomy” star...

Acclaimed Singer & Dancer, Alvester Martin Continues To Break Out Into...

(New York) Acclaimed A-list dancer and rising solo artist Alvester Martin concludes his illustrious dancing career as the male lead in Michael Jackson’s latest music video titled A Place...

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