Former Birmingham Mayor in Critical Condition, Denied Prison Release

Former Birmingham Mayor in Critical Condition, Denied Prison Release

Mayor Larry Langford was denied a compassionate release from federal prison, last month.

Racism, subway manager, N-word

Subway Manager Fired After Screaming N-Word at Customer, Claims She Used the ‘Wrong Word’

A Subway manager in Birmingham, Alabama, was fired Thursday after she got into a quarrel…

Randall Woodfin

Bernie Sanders-Backed Politician Becomes Youngest Birmingham Mayor in Modern History

Given the platform of the city prosecutor, Sanders’ backing doesn’t come as much of a surprise.

[IN MY LIFETIME] Marian Wright Edelman on the 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing

“I will never forget the murders of the four little girls in Birmingham and the…

Statue Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unveiled Outside Of Georgia Capitol

In Brief: MLK Birmingham Letter Up for Auction, Brexit Begins

Draft of Famous MLK Letter to Go Up for Auction A draft of Martin Luther…


Ala. Woman Recounts Tale of Abduction and Narrow Escape

A woman who was robbed, kidnapped and locked in the trunk of her car for…

Donald Trump

Trump on Black Protester: ‘Maybe He Should Have Been Roughed Up’

On Sunday, Donald Trump suggested that a protester who interrupted his rally at a Birmingham…

Video Shows Alabama Cop Shooting Man on Ground

Police in Birmingham, Alabama, are rescinding an officer’s award following the public release of a…

Congress Honors Victims Of Infamous Alabama Church Bombing

4 Little Girls Given Congressional Gold Medals

On Tuesday, Congress will bestow its highest civilian honor — posthumously — to the young…

John F. Kennedy delivering the Civil Rights Address

How Dr. King and Birmingham Influenced Kennedy’s Civil Rights Address

"Can you believe that White man not only stepped up to the plate, he hit…