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Birmingham’s Division of Youth Services Rewards Summer Enrichment with 2017 Summer Movie Series

Birmingham’s Division of Youth Services Rewards Summer Enrichment with 2017 Summer Movie Series The City of Birmingham Mayor’s Office Division of Youth Services (DYS), in partnership with Phoenix Theaters The [...]

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Meet Denise Young Smith, Apple’s New Diversity Officer

Apple has named Denise Young Smith vice president for Inclusion and Diversity, marking the company’s latest effort to improve racial and gender disparities among its employees. Young Smith, formerly [...]

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Study: Black students from poor families are more likely to graduate from high school if they have at least one black teacher

A new study says that assigning black students from low-income black families to at least one black teacher in the third, fourth or fifth grades reduces the probability that they [...]

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Urban Ministry Welcomes New Junior Board

Birmingham, AL—Urban Ministry is pleased to announce its new Junior Board members for 2017-2018. Members were selected from a diverse pool of young, emerging leaders in Birmingham with a [...]

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First Time Home Buyer Seminar

The Birmingham Urban League will be hosting our Bi- Monthly Home Buyer Education Seminar on December 3, 2016 in our office at 1229 Third Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35203.  For more [...]

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Autistic Teen Chef Launches First Cookbook To Fund Autism Charity

Autistic teen chef Chase Bailey, whose www.chasenyurface.com  cooking show has become an online hit, is launching his first cookbook with the aim of celebrating life as well as raising money to [...]

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Business Owner Darrius Peace Partners with Urban Ministry

Birmingham, AL–Twenty-one-year-old Ramon Evans of Inglenook has a bright future ahead of him. That’s because he has the backing and support of Urban Ministry, a local and longstanding nonprofit [...]

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Slave who taught Jack Daniel to make whiskey finally credited

After 150 years, Jack Daniels has finally revealed that a slave was behind the world-famous recipe of America’s most popular whisky. A photo taken from the time shows a [...]

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Business Quick Look: Partyology

Check out this Business Quick Look with Renee Price, owner of Partyology and We Do Taxes LLC! Tell us about your business and the services you provide: party planning, entertainment, [...]

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Re-developing an Urban Renaissance

Attorney Antonio Spurling is on a mission to make what is old new again. With a knack for re-purposing buildings, Mr. Spurling is creating new opportunities for small business [...]

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