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Melanie Bridgeforth: Women are Our Own Saviors and Have Always Been

By Melanie R. Bridgeforth Gender equity is not inevitable. Achieving this bold and audacious vision requires not only evolution, but revolution. While reflecting on women’s achievements...

Word on the Street

Compiled by Erica Wright During a month when women are recognized, we asked Birmingham-area residents, name a woman in history who stands out for you? LISA...

5 female captains in BPD is a ‘major event,’ says professor

Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times It’s uncommon to find five female captains serving in one police department, like Birmingham Police Department, said Lynda R....

City’s HR director: Police promotions not easy to come by

Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times One thing for sure about promotions in the Birmingham Police Department is that officers are not promoted because of...

Newly Issued Findings on ‘2020 Status of Women in Alabama’ 

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times  The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham this week released its inaugural report, “2020 Status of Women in Alabama”, the...

Sen. Kamala Harris at Miles College to support One Alabama  

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times  Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Louise Jones, wife of Sen. Doug Jones, (D-AL) helped kick off Women’s History Month on...

Women’s Fund Recognizes Honorees For Community Change, Civic Leadership

By Dennis Washington Alabama Newscenter Ten women from the Birmingham area were honored Thursday night for their leadership and creating change in their communities. The Women’s Fund...

The Women’s Fund to Celebrate Honorees at ‘Smart Party’ on Oct....

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Smart Party, The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham’s signature fundraiser, will be held Oct. 10 and celebrates the Smart Honorees,...

How three Birmingham-area groups Thrive Together 

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times   Thrive Together Jefferson County does just that in East Birmingham. The combination of three nonprofits—Hope Inspired Ministries, which provides workforce training;...

Meet Birmingham’s Felicia Johnson, President of American Business Women’s Association

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times As national president of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA), Birmingham’s Felicia Johnson helps women grow through leadership, education, networking...

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