Mayor Randall Woodfin (center) speaks during an event unveiling the city's peace plan to end gun violence.. Woodfin has called it a 'public health crisis'. (Ameera Steward Photos, The Birmingham Times)

Gun violence a public health crisis in Birmingham, mayor says

THE BIRMINGHAM TIMES — Mayor Randall Woodfin on Thursday said bluntly that “gun violence in the City of Birmingham is a public health crisis.” […read more]


Subtle Racism Damages Health

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – “My office says my name, Rachel, on the door. I am the only one who sits in it. People constantly walk in, see me, and say, ‘Oh, I’m sorry…I’m looking for Rachel.’ I’m half black.” “Upon Read More