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University of Alabama to remove KKK leader’s name from hall

By Jay Reeves Associated Press University of Alabama trustees voted Friday to strip the name of a one-time governor who led the Ku Klux Klan from...

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...

Ramsay High grad sheds light on Alabama’s racial violence in new...

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times Memorial, a play written by Birmingham native Quinton Cockrell, will highlight the “racial violence in Alabama” with its debut at...

CDC Director: Racism in the US a “Serious Public Health Threat”

Bay News The coronavirus pandemic has disproportionately impacted minority communities across the country, and on Thursday the nation’s leading public health agency announced a series...

Mullen-Johnson: How to Cope with Race-Based Traumatic Stress

By Crystal Mullen-Johnson Since being elected President, Joe Biden has reminded us that “he seeks not to divide but to reunify” which is significant progress...

Councilor Wardine Alexander’s fellowship to address racial inequalities in her district 

By Cody Owens birminghamal.gov “This is a huge opportunity, not for me personally, but for this community to see real transformative change,” Birmingham City Councilor Wardine...

YMBC Birmingham Civic Group Takes Historic Stand Against Racism

By Sydney Melson The Birmingham Times Martha Cook, a Jefferson County district court judge, knew it was time to speak just as Charles “Chuck” Morgan Jr.,...

First Week of School Didn’t Go as Planned for This Family

By Jaclyn Peiser Washington Post Dani Elliott was at work last month when her 12-year-old son’s vice principal called with alarming news: A police officer was...

T. Marie King on ways for parents to talk race with...

By Richard Friedman Southern Jewish Life As our national temperature continues to rise over racial issues, the Levite Jewish Community Center (LJCC) recently hosted a Zoom seminar...

Time for the Alabama Democratic Party to unite

By Linda Coleman-Madison This is an opinion column “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” -- Abraham Lincoln I have been distressed to see the Alabama Democratic...

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