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Ensley Renaissance Festival Returns with R&B Recording Artist Vivian Green

Birmingham, Ala. – Pneuma Gallery with support from Renew Birmingham is proud to announce the 4th annual Ensley Renaissance Festival on Saturday, August 20. This community-driven, family-friendly festival will [...]

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Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival Returns To The Historic 4th Avenue Business District in Birmingham, AL

Birmingham, AL – (5/31/2022) – After a two-year hiatus, due to COVID-19, the Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival will be returning Saturday, August 27, 2022 to Birmingham’s Historic [...]

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Hope of Alabama: Theme song of the World Games 2022 by Dr. Henry Panion III, artistic director.

The new theme song of The World Games 2022, “Hope of Alabama,” features some of Alabama’s most iconic musical stars, including Randy Owen of the Group ALABAMA; Hip-Hop Artist Yung Bleu; Country Stars [...]

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Winners Selected in City of Birmingham’s 150th Anniversary Photo Challenge

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA — Nov. 4, 2021 —  As another way to celebrate the city’s 150th birthday, Mayor Randall L. Woodfin invited the public to submit photos for the Birmingham [...]

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MOREHOUSE TUSKEGEE CLASSIC PRESENTED BY THE CITY OF BIRMINGHAM AND ALABAMA POWER IS SET TO KICK-OFF SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2021, AT 7:00 PM

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – (10/4/2021) — Known as the longest-running NCAA Division II classic in the nation, the Morehouse Tuskegee Classic will take place Saturday, Oct. 9 at Legion Field. [...]

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Radio Personality DJ Chocolate Launches Luxury Fashion Brand for Black Greek Letter Organizations

DJ Chocolate Launches Grown & Greek® Fashion – The Premier Luxury Brand for D9 Lifestyles – New York, NY — On Tuesday, June 8, 2021, P. “DJ Chocolate” Frazier launches Grown [...]

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Netflix’s Newest Black Sitcom: ‘The Upshaws’

Check out the trailer for “The Upshaws” a new Netflix sitcom starring industry icons Mike Epps and Kim Fields. The series follows the struggles and triumphs of a Black, [...]

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Send in YOUR Virtual Classic Groove Fan Video ASAP!

Hey are you an alumni, student or fan of Alabama State University or Alabama A&M University? If so here is your chance to submit a FAN VIDEO and be [...]

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Amazon celebrates Black History Month

Get to know some of the Black creators who are innovating with Amazon. To celebrate Black History Month, we caught up with some up-and-coming entrepreneurs and innovators in the [...]

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Africatown’s Feb. 2021 “Spirit of Our Ancestors Festival” Featuring Dr. Hannah Durkin Goes Virtual

British Researcher’s Work Uncovered Previously Unknown African Women Who Also Survived the Middle Passage Aboard the Clotilda Slave Ship (Mobile, AL, February 1, 2021) — Dr. Hannah Durkin’s research [...]

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