T. Marie King gives rules during a community conversation hosted by Faith in Action Alabama at First Presbyterian Church in Birmingham. FAA gave people a chance to discuss their feelings about BCRI rescinding an award to Angela Davis. (Erica Wright Photos, The Birmingham Times)
Religion

Faith-based groups meet to discuss BCRI’s decision on Dr. Angela Davis

THE BIRMINGHAM TIMES — The decision proved costly for the BCRI. […read more]

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Safe and Sane: Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

THE BIRMINGHAM TIMES — Nearly 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is expected to increase to nearly 14 million by 2050. Aside from the disease’s burden to the patient, it also impacts family caregivers. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 16.1 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias, accounting for an estimated 18.4 billion hours of care. […read more]

Artist Erin Mitchell outside her workspace at 2018 Birmingham Artwalk.Reginald Allen Photo, For The Birmingham Times.
Art

Birmingham Artists To Watch: Erin Mitchell

THE BIRMINGHAM TIMES— Erin Mitchell, 29, is set to have two pieces from her “Kinship” collection debut on the Fox television network’s fifth-season premiere of “Empire” on Wednesday, September 26: “Legacy” will be displayed during the first episode, and “Reflection” will be shown in the fifth episode, said the Alabama School of Fine Arts (ASFA) gra […read more]