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Another honor for the legendary Shelley Stewart

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times Dr. Shelley Stewart added another award to his mantle this month when he received the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award  Answers...

Autism Walk a great cause for area residents on an inspirational...

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times The results of the 5-kilometer race Saturday at Hoover’s Veterans Park had already been posted and the winners...

Former Foot Soldier celebrates Pizitz’s present, but remembers the past

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times The recent opening of the new Pizitz food court in downtown Birmingham shows how far the city has come, but...

‘Detroiters’ star Chris Powell to make first Birmingham appearance at StarDome

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times   Comedian Chris “CP” Powell’s will make his first visit to Birmingham this weekend and he can’t wait for the South’s...

Inside some of Birmingham’s top minority-owned businesses and their keys to...

By Nathan Turner Jr. For The Birmingham Times Minority business owners in the Birmingham metro area say the key to success is a combination of patience,...

For JaWanda Jackson, owner of area’s only sweet potato pie shop,...

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times For JaWanda Jackson, baking sweet potato pies is more than just a business—it’s a calling. “I look at myself as a...

April and Lacy McClung had to raise $14,000 for their sons;...

By Nathan Turner Jr. For The Birmingham Times April and Lacy McClung faced a challenge in 2013. How could they raise $14,000 to send their 13-year-old...

Pastor Fernandez Sims on running for mayor: ‘We have 99 neighborhoods...

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times Pastor Fernandez Sims has announced his bid for Mayor of Birmingham. Sims, a pastor of Charis Community Church and case manager...

SisterGolf takes female empowerment to new heights in mostly white-male-dominated field

By Nathan Turner Jr. For The Birmingham Times Shella Sylla, president, owner, and founder of SisterGolf is used to standing out—especially at mostly white-male golf outings. As...

C&J Electrical Services LLC founder: To succeed, businesses should “grow organically”

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times Whether talking to minority businesses owners or students he mentors at Wenonah High School, Bessemer Academy, and Wylam Elementary School,...

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