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Birmingham Public Library storytellers entertaining hundreds of children this summer

Storytellers play a vital role at the Birmingham Public Library (BPL) throughout the year, spreading the joy of reading to thousands of kids at schools,...

Don’t Forget

As parents, we constantly remind our children, “Don’t forget to turn in your homework. Don’t forget to raise your hand before speaking. Don’t forget...

People, Places and Things By Gwen DeRu

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY WEEKEND!!! BIRMINGHAM ZOO CELEBRATES NATION’S BIRTHDAY- All veterans, active and retired military and their dependents get free admission to the Birmingham...

10 of the greatest jazz groups, bands, orchestras

In honor of Black Music Month, the Birmingham Times is highlighting some of the great musical groups across several genres. So far, the series...

Growing Up Gay and Black: Patronized, Terrorized, Ostracized

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times What is it like to grow up black and gay? Carlton Bell, who grew up in Alabaster, said he used to...

Anthony Sparks: Teaching the keys to a life of progression, not...

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times For Anthony Sparks, the noise level of dozens of children cheering and getting themselves prepared for a day of activities...

Study to explore role of spirituality among African-Americans with chronic illness

By Adam Pope UAB News Spirituality plays a central role in many aspects of African-American culture, and University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing postdoctoral...

To Walk a Mile in His Shoes

Just as men often wonder how women take care of home and family, have a thriving career, can be the classroom mom, create amazing...

From exercising to knitting, more than 500 activities this summer at...

The Birmingham Public Library’s 2016 Summer Reading season kicked off this month with more than 500 activities and workshops - from books to exercising,...

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