Huntsville planners seek to keep ‘junkyards’ off the Parkway
By Scott Turner Memorial Parkway has become ground zero for Huntsville’s growth. Mixed-use buildings such as Constellation, Eclipse and Front Row are popping up in areas around the Von Braun Center and Big Spring Park. Hotels […]
Mexico seizes Vulcan Materials port facility: Britt calls move ‘unlawful and unacceptable’
By Jeremy Gray U.S. Senator Katie Britt denounced what her office is describing as Mexico’s militarized seizure of Birmingham-based Vulcan Materials port facility at Punta Venado in Quintana Roo. “President Biden must raise this directly with […]
How an Alabama DA Helped Ex-Offenders Find Second Chances at a Job Fair
By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Dozens of Birmingham area residents, many of whom had been released after serving time in jail or prison for non-violent offenses, left Boutwell Auditorium on Tuesday with job interviews and access to housing opportunities and other resources. John Gross, who was charged with a misdemeanor in 2018, said he’s […]
YWCA Central Alabama Celebrates 120 Years of Service
By Nicole S. Daniel The Birmingham Times Elected officials, community leaders, and residents gathered at the YWCA’s Central Alabama location Tuesday evening to begin the Y’s 120-year celebration. LaRhonda Magras CEO of YWCA Central Alabama said she wanted to use the occasion to let people know all of the services offered by the organization. “I […]
‘We wanted to be together forever, so I said, ‘let’s just get married’
BY JE’DON HOLLOWAY-TALLEY Special to the Birmingham Times “You Had Me at Hello’’ highlights married couples and the love that binds them. If you would like to be considered for a future “Hello’’ column, or know someone, please send nominations to Barnett Wright email@example.com. Include the couple’s name, contact number(s) and what makes their love […]
3.22.23 LEGAL NOTICE: CITY OF HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA NOTICE TO ASSESS PROPERTY
In accordance with Alabama State Act 71-1320, and City Council Resolution No. 22-744, dated 9/22/2022 Published by Speakin’ Out Weekly News on Wednesday, March 22, 2023
L.A. Mayor Bass Marks 100 Days in Office: Housing Homeless Angelinos Is “Coming to Fruition”
3.23.23 LEGAL NOTICE : PLANNING COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA
The Planning Commission of the City of Huntsville, Alabama, shall meet on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at 5 p.m. Published by Speakin’ Out Weekly News on Wednesday, March 22, 2023
3.22.23 LEGAL NOTICE: Windstone Estates
An action to quiet title having been filed in the Circuit Court of Madison County, Alabama, as case # CV2022-900025.00 Published by Speakin’ Out Weekly News on Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Babe’s and Ricky’s Inn Memorial and Reunion Jam
The blues community came out in support of and in celebration of the annual Babe’s and Ricky’s Inn Memorial and Reunion Jam, Saturday, March 18, 2023, at the Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center in historic Leimert Park Village.
2023 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at University of Southern California
USC will once again host one of the biggest literary festivals, this side of the Mississippi. Books, books and more books are the main focus.
Pres. Biden Visits California Community Devastated by Gun Violence
On his trip to California last week, President Biden first stopped in San Diego to meet with Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.
The California Black Media Political Playback: Five California Cities Sign Equal Pay Pledge
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Apply Now: California College Corps Is Offering Students Much More Than $10,000 Stipends
Last year, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the state’s #CaliforniansForAll College Corps program which has so far provided $10,000 grants to some 6,500 low-income college students as a stipend in exchange for their community service work.
At the State of the Black Press Address, Breaking News and a Global Media App Take Center Stage
The State of the Black Press in America in 2023 is strong, resilient, and getting stronger day by day.
Researchers Find Obamacare has Significantly Reduced Racial Disparities in Health Care Access
Former President Barack Obama’s signature piece of legislation has proved the gift that’s kept on giving for Black and Brown communities in America.
Pres. Biden Appoints SoCal “Activist Entrepreneur” Kerman Maddox to Trade Advisory Body
Last summer, the White House offered Southern California small business owner Kerman Maddox a unique opportunity to serve on a national committee set up to advise President Joe Biden’s administration on educational matters.
Securing the place of the Negro Leagues in baseball history: one voice, one mission
By Ralph E. Moore Jr., The Moore Report, The AFRO American News The families of Negro League baseball players are calling for a national day of recognition and attention for […]
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Further from Coverage and Closer to Profit, Health Insurance Giants Must Take Accountability
NNPA NEWSWIRE — A survey taken in 2019 shows that Americans collectively owe around $195 billion in medical debt and that number will only continue to rise. The US healthcare system is clearly no friend to anyone; however, this system is especially cruel to minority groups.
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DC Voters Overwhelmingly Support Equal Funding for DCPS and Public Charter Schools
NNPA NEWSWIRE — Nearly 8 of 10 voters (79%) believe that the Mayor and D.C. Council should include a raise in compensation for DCPS and public charter school educators in this year’s budget. The same percentage of voters (79%) believe that the D.C. Council should maintain the 3.1% charter facilities allowance increase so public charter schools can continue to make rent or mortgage payments, complete major renovations or modernizations, and pay for utilities, repairs, and maintenance.
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Birmingham AIDS Outreach Offering New At-Home Testing Program
By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Birmingham Aids Outreach (BAO), through a partnership with an international diagnostics company, is currently distributing free at-home, mail-in sexually transmitted infection test kits. Each kit is called a “Sassy Little Box” and contains tests for HIV, gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomoniasis and syphilis. After collecting samples for the tests, users can […]
Facing The Future With Confidence
jw.org In the face of widespread economic strain, national conflicts and social unrest, surveys indicate that confidence in the future is at an all-time low in many countries, including United States. According to the 2023 Edelman Trust Barometer, 24 of the 28 countries surveyed are seeing “all-time lows in the number of people who think […]
People of All Faiths Invited for Dinner Celebrating Ramadan
bisweb.org On March 23, the Muslim community in Birmingham and around the globe will begin the month-long fast of Ramadan. “As more than one billion Muslims worldwide celebrate Ramadan by fasting and appreciating the blessings given to us, it is equally important for the American Muslim community to reach out to our neighbors as an example of true […]
Keeping it Real: California’s Great Exchange
Last Updated on March 20, 2023 by BVN S.E. Williams | For far too many Californians, particularly students of color from families earning low incomes, higher education is elusive. While […]
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Do the Benefits of Rental Property Ownership Outweigh the Risks?
Photo: milkos via 123RF Owning a rental property is a great investment opportunity, but it also has several risks and benefits to consider carefully. Here, we will outline some of […]
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Historic indictments for former U.S. president loom
By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org A grand jury is expected to indict former U.S. President Donald Trump in connection with payments made to quiet an adult film performer’s […]
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Diana L. Gibson dies at 82 years old
By Sean Yoes, Special to the AFRO Diana L. Gibson passed away on March 15, 2023 of a heart attack at her home. She was 82 years old. Diana Rita […]
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Ruby Duncan: the woman who gambled for welfare rights in Las Vegas and won
By Ralph E. Moore Jr., Special to the AFRO Maryland Public Television (MPT) is celebrating Women’s History Month and a very special woman, Ruby Duncan, tonight. The documentary “Storming Caesars […]
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The Unwinding: Public Health Emergency Ending Soon, and With It – Medi-Cal Coverage for Millions
Last Updated on March 20, 2023 by BVN Breanna Reeves | With less than two weeks until COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) protections end on Mar. 31, 2023, health advocates […]
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Apply Now: California College Corps Is Offering Students Much More Than $10,000 Stipends
Last Updated on March 20, 2023 by BVN Edward Henderson | California Black Media Last year, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the state’s #CaliforniansForAll College Corps program which has so far […]
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Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin Is Getting Married
By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin announced his engagement to be married in a Facebook post on Monday. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Mayor Randall Woodfin (@woodfinforbham) The post contains a photograph of Woodfin at the moment he asked Kendra Morris, owner of Iron City […]
Buying Gold: What You Should Know Before You Invest
Finances FYI | Presented by JPMorgan Chase Photo: inkdrop via 123RF From an investing or savings perspective, gold has historically been a good safety net option for preserving or passing on […]
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Faith leaders, elected officials respond to death of Rev. Alfred C.D. Vaughn, pastor of Sharon Baptist Church
By Catherine Pugh, Special to the AFRO Rev. Alfred Corrigan Daniel Vaughn, pastor of Baltimore’s Sharon Baptist Church, passed away quietly on March 19 at home surrounded by his family, […]
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Prince George’s lawmakers seek rent stabilization amid skyrocketing rates, evictions
By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO With Prince George’s County’s rental rates skyrocketing and eviction rates ranking among the highest in Maryland, County Executive Angela Alsobrooks and members of […]
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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity’s Harambee Conference stresses importance of mental health wellness for young Black men
By Tawanda W. Johnson, Special to the AFRO The high rate of Black youngsters taking their own lives is heart-rending. According to the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, […]
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