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Black Girls Dream Big During Conference in Birmingham

The Birmingham Times Hundreds of visitors from Birmingham and surrounding areas attended the Black Girls Dream Conference held this weekend which included the Journey Dream...

HBCU Football: Undefeated Alabama St. (2-0) faces huge road test at...

By Donald Hunt For The Birmingham Times Alabama State is off to a good start with two non-conference victories over Howard University and Miles College. However,...

Rev. Jesse Jackson: Water Crisis in Jackson Miss. Reflects Vicious Neglect

By The Rev. Jesse Jackson In sweltering heat, 150,000 residents of Jackson, Mississippi, the state’s capital and its largest city, had no running water, after...

Miss USA 2020 is the first Black woman to represent Mississippi

By Scottie Andrew CNN The first Black woman to be crowned Miss Mississippi USA is now the reigning Miss USA. Asya Branch, a student at the University...

Library Director Floyd Council Sr., accomplished singer, Army vet, administrator, outlines...

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For the Birmingham Times Floyd Council Sr., the new executive director of the Birmingham Public Library (BPL), could read music before he...

A ‘civil rights camp’ teaches kids a history they’re not learning...

By Avis Thomas-Lester The Hechinger ReportTrevion Williams (left) and Jashun Griffith (right), both 13, students at Crystal Springs Middle School in Crystal Springs, Mississippi, chat at...

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...

Remembering Albert Joyner

Remembering Albert Joyner (Photo Source: Courtesy of the Joyner Family) Albert Joyner, one of the nation’s most successful owners of McDonald’s franchises and philanthropist, passed away...

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