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Google Announces Initiative to Train 100,000 Black Women in Digital Skills...

By Derek Major Black Enterprise Google officially launched an initiative last week to provide 100,000 Black women with career development and digital skills training by 2022. The...

Jennifer King Becomes NFL’s 1st Black Female Assistant Position Coach

Black Voices Washington promoted Jennifer King to assistant running backs coach Tuesday, making her the first Black female assistant position coach in the NFL. She is...

One year later: Remembering Kobe Bryant and 8 others who died...

WVNS TV CALABASAS, Calif. (NewsNation Now) — It’s been one year since NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others died in a...

Biden Selects California Sen. Kamala Harris as Running Mate

By Kathleen Ronayne and Will Weissert Associated Press WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making...

Rep. Chris England elected first black to lead Alabama Democrats

Times staff report Representative Chris England, of Tuscaloosa, was elected Chair of the Alabama Democratic Party on Saturday, becoming the first African-American to hold the...

Danny Carr wins Dem Primary; will face Mike Anderton, incumbent Republican,...

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Danny Carr, once interim Jefferson County district attorney (DA), on Tuesday took one step closer to getting the job permanently...

Birmingham residents, groups commemorate 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s death

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times Outside, recordings of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speeches blared over speakers in front of Birmingham Civil...

Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies at 81

By Christopher Torchia Associated Press   JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, died in a hospital on Monday after a...

National Baptist Deacons Convention opens in Birmingham

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times Frank Russell had heard about the 5 a.m. prayer service of the National Baptist Deacons Convention but he...

Minorities more likely to receive ineffective care

By Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News Minority patients face a double whammy: Not only are they more likely to miss out on effective medical treatments than...

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