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Cicely Tyson, groundbreaking award-winning actor, dead at 96

Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Cicely Tyson, the pioneering Black actor who gained an Oscar nomination for her role as the sharecropper’s wife in...

A ‘Hero’s Farewell’ as Civil Rights Icon John Lewis is honored...

MSN News WASHINGTON – As he prepared for the invocation for Lewis’ service, Grainger Browning Jr. wanted to highlight Rep. John Lewis’ humble beginnings and his...

Esteemed Civil Rights Organizer C.T. Vivian Laid To Rest In Atlanta

Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — The nation paid its final respects Thursday to the Rev. C.T. Vivian, a pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement who...

John Lewis remembered by Birmingham-Area Leaders as an Icon, Hero 

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin, Alabama Senator Doug Jones and U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Alabama were among the hundreds of leaders...

Dr. Marilyn Dossett Sesser Bowen

Special to the Times September 5, 1951- February 24, 2019 Dr. Marilyn Dossett Sesser Bowen was born September 5, 1951, in Natchez, Miss., to Clarence Edward...

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