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Randall Woodfin, Mayor-Elect: 5th Black Mayor of Birmingham, Alabama

By Bonnyeclaire Smith-Stewart Personal interest in the recent mayoral election in Birmingham, Alabama could be attributed to three connections. It is the city of my birth. I am an African-American woman who experienced firsthand segregation. My interest in history commands notice of change. As a historian, my vision extends beyond current events to the preceding […]readmore

View From Here: Pop Culture President

With the hurricane devastation in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Florida and Texas, a nuclear North Korea, the eternal war in Afghanistan, Russian interference in the elections and the repeated failures on legislation and in the courts, our Pop Culture President and his rallying rabble of Alabama yahoos had a good time whoopin’ and hollarin’ […]readmore