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Wearing black ribbons Birmingham City Councilors honor George Floyd

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Wearing black ribbons, Birmingham City Councilors on Tuesday passed a resolution of support for George Floyd, the Minneapolis man killed...

With nation in turmoil, Birmingham takes down divisive Confederate statue

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times The City of Birmingham on Monday night removed a controversial Confederate statue from downtown’s Linn Park less than 24 hours...

Mayor Declares State of Emergency, Curfew in Birmingham

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times What began as a peaceful demonstration Sunday afternoon in Birmingham to protest the death of George Floyd, a man killed...

Birmingham protests peaceful by day; turns unruly Sunday evening

By Ameera Steward For The Birmingham Times With the historic Sixteenth Street Baptist Church and the Birmingham Civil Rights Museum on each side, Kelly Ingram Park...

Puzzling number of men tied to Ferguson protests have died

Associated Press FERGUSON, Mo. — Two young men were found dead inside torched cars. Three others died of apparent suicides. Another collapsed on a bus,...

New generation of Birmingham protesters step up

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times When protests were held in Hoover, Ala., on Tuesday evening after Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said a police officer...

Local clergy to activists: ‘Keep Dr. King in mind’

By Nathan Turner Jr. and Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Ask today’s group of mostly young activists the difference between their recent protests in the Birmingham...

Times change, but the objectives of the demonstrations shouldn’t

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Civil Rights Movement tactics may change, but the objectives shouldn’t, said Doris Gary, 85, who participated in the marches of...

Alabama State Couple on Marriage: ‘It’s not all about you. It’s...

By Chanda Temple Special to The Birmingham Times In honor of the Magic City Classic showdown between Alabama A&M University and Alabama State University, this week’s...

Jefferson County hires artist to paint more diverse view of society

By Nick Patterson The Birmingham Times A Jefferson County Commission Committee approved paying an Alabama artist to create a new mural to add to the controversial,...

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