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CW21 WTTO

CW21 WTTO

800 Concourse Pkwy
Birmingham, AL 35244   Directions

(205) 403-3340


The Birmingham Times

The Birmingham Times

115 3rd Ave W
Birmingham, AL 35204   Directions

(205) 251-5158


Educators and Activists Discuss Civic and Political Engagement
10/23/2018 12:50pm

By Tiffany Pennamon Diverse Education The interconnection between the roles of educators and activists in todays political climate were evident on Monday during a roundtable discussion at Howard University that featured students, former U.S. Secretary of Education Dr. John B. King, Jr. and social justice activist Brittany Packnett. Noting low historic voting turnouts for midterm

Avondale Students march to ‘Stomp Out Bullying’
10/22/2018 6:52pm

Kathryn Sesser-Dorn The Birmingham Times Today, the students and staff at Avondale Elementary School took part in a Stomp Out Bullying parade. Representatives from pre-K to 5th grade along with cheerleaders, teachers, custodians, and support staff marched while sharing an anti-bullying message to the 400-plus students at the school. Schools across the country

In Alabama, blacks four times more likely than whites to be arrested for marijuana
10/22/2018 12:49pm

By George Joseph The Appeal Wesley Shelton was dozing off on a park bench in Montgomery County, Alabama, when a police officer approached him in late 2016. The officer asked if he could search the 56-year-old Black man, and found a $10 bag of marijuana. Shelton was brought to jail, charged with a felony, and

New $2.6 Million Campaign Encourages Black Voter Turnout in Midterm Elections
10/21/2018 12:52pm

By Jeffrey McKinney Black Enterprise A newly-launched political group that includes several top black business leaders and entrepreneurs is doing its part to help ensure black voter turnout during the midterm elections on November 6. The Black Economic Alliance PAC and Black Economic Alliance Fund just announced a $2.6 million campaign to mobilize black voters

Rihanna Says No to Super Bowl Halftime Invite – Social Media Explodes
10/20/2018 1:04pm

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Correspondent When the National Football League invited Rihanna to perform at the upcoming Super Bowl, the 9-time Grammy winner and Fenty business mogul took a knee. Reportedly, the pop princess not only said, No, but her words were more like, Hell no. Rihanna said shes showing solidarity with Colin

WBMA 33/40

WBMA 33/40

800 Concourse Pkwy
Birmingham, AL 35244   Directions

(205) 403-3340


WBRC 6

WBRC 6

1720 Valley View Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209   Directions

(205) 322-6666


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