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BEYA STEM Conference highlights STEM opportunities, evolving landscape of AI in 2024

BEYA STEM Conference highlights STEM opportunities, evolving landscape of AI in 2024

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, msayles@afro.com Several experts in artificial intelligence (AI) gathered at the 2024 Becoming Everything You Are (BEYA) STEM Conference, organized by Tyrone Taborn’s Career Communications […]
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Messages of Inspiration Shared with Students at Huffman Middle School Summit

Messages of Inspiration Shared with Students at Huffman Middle School Summit

By Keisa Sharpe-Jefferson | For The Birmingham Times Nearly 30 professionals in fields representing authors, attorneys, educators and entrepreneurs spoke words of guidance and encouragement to students at the annual Female Summit at Huffman Middle School on Friday, February 23. Principal Genita Matthews, event organizer, said this year’s theme was “Born to Win With a […]

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UAB Launches Global Seal of Biliteracy Program for Anyone in the Community

UAB Launches Global Seal of Biliteracy Program for Anyone in the Community

By Shannon Thomason | UAB News People in the University of Alabama at Birmingham community who speak another language can now earn a Global Seal of Biliteracy, an internationally recognized proficiency credential. The Global Seal recognizes and celebrates the achievements of students and professionals who demonstrate proficiency in two or more languages. The UAB College of […]

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Trump compares legal woes to Black struggles in shameless exploitation to woo Black voters

Trump compares legal woes to Black struggles in shameless exploitation to woo Black voters

The twice-impeached and four-times indicted former president is facing 91 felony counts, including racketeering and conspiracy to obstruct justice. By Stacy M. BrownNNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia In a brazen […]
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California Senate Race: Schiff, Porter Lead in Polls Ahead of Primary Elections

California Senate Race: Schiff, Porter Lead in Polls Ahead of Primary Elections

Four U.S. Senate candidates have emerged as frontrunners in the California primary, with Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff, former L.A. Dodgers baseball player and Republican Steve Garvey, Democratic Rep. Katie Porter and Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee leading the race with 24%, 19%, 18% and 10% of voter support, respectively.
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Eugene D Byrd Jr, DDS

Eugene D Byrd Jr, DDS

December 31, 1942 – February 26, 2024 With sadness, we acknowledge the passing of the husband of Laura Phillips Byrd, a member of the AFRO Board of Directors. Dr. Byrd, […]
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Meet Willie Williams, the ASFA and Birmingham Southern Grad with City Walk Sculpture

Meet Willie Williams, the ASFA and Birmingham Southern Grad with City Walk Sculpture

By Callie Morrison | Bham Now Through its skatepark, pickleball courts and so much more, City Walk Bham is known for bringing the community together. Continuing to support the community feel, there’s something new headed to the area—a sculpture garden. Featuring the work of local artists, this garden will tell the stories of Birmingham’s people […]

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Lifetime’s Wendy Williams documentary will air this weekend after effort to block broadcast fails

Lifetime’s Wendy Williams documentary will air this weekend after effort to block broadcast fails

The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Lifetime’s “Where is Wendy Williams?” documentary will air this weekend as scheduled after a New York court rejected an attempt to block the […]
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February 22, 2024

February 22, 2024

_____________________________ Employment ____________________________ UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO Special Services Technician Groundskeeper Special Equipment Operator CRM Manager and Database Analyst Admissions Counselor Visit https://jobs.montevallo.edu UM is an AA/EO/F/D/V Institution BT02/22/2024 ________________________________ ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLERK BJCC, is recruiting for an Accounts Payable Clerk, for information & to apply visit https://www.bjcc.org/jobs/ or send resume to careers@bjcc.org /fax resume 205-458-8530. BT02/22/2024 _____________________________ RESEARCH SOFTWARE ENGINEER […]

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Award-Winning ‘The Color Purple,’ Continues Through March 3 at Red Mountain Theater

Award-Winning ‘The Color Purple,’ Continues Through March 3 at Red Mountain Theater

By Keisa Sharpe-Jefferson | The Birmingham Times Directing The Tony award-winning stage play “The Color Purple” is an honor for the multi-talented Monet who joins an elite company of few Black women who’ve had the opportunity to direct a musical of this magnitude. The musical, which runs through Sunday, March 3 at Birmingham’s Red Mountain […]

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Ivan Bates announces indictments of five Baltimore City and County police officers in three separate cases

Ivan Bates announces indictments of five Baltimore City and County police officers in three separate cases

By Tashi McQueenAFRO Political Writertmcqueen@afro.com Baltimore City State’s Attorney Ivan Bates announced on Feb. 20 that his Public Trust and Police Integrity Unit has indicted five law enforcement officers with […]
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OP-ED: An Agenda for Black America 2024

OP-ED: An Agenda for Black America 2024

NNPA NEWSWIRE — An effective strategy to overcome poverty in Black America is to increase homeownership and prevent racial hypersegregation. President Biden has pursued some regulatory actions to address housing discrimination, but improving access to homeownership will require greater efforts to reduce inflation so Black Americans can save and get out from under the burden of high interest rates.
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Bob Marley, One Love Film: A Cinematic Triumph Transforming Lives and Communities Across Jamaica and Beyond

Bob Marley, One Love Film: A Cinematic Triumph Transforming Lives and Communities Across Jamaica and Beyond

NNPA NEWSWIRE — The oldest son of the reggae legend provided a thoughtful reflection on the emotional and psychological impact of the threats and challenges his father faced. He highlighted the challenge of balancing honesty and entertainment in depicting the life of a cultural icon, shedding light on the reflective character portrayed in the film.
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