How 2016 highlighted the pervasiveness — and the complexities — of racial tensions in America.
At the end of a troubling year, here are five books with which to spend the holidays.
How the controversy over the city’s plan for the Ramsay-McCormack Building shows exactly how much progress Birmingham has made.
The ongoing tug of war between mayor and council is the real enemy of progress in West End.
We might not be able to fix the problems plaguing American political discourse—but we haven’t lost our power to enact change on a local level.
Last Sunday, the former president offered his perspective on the election and the value of love.
This presidential election has revealed numerous ideological faultlines in America. It’s important to not let those gaps widen.
How a recent proposed amendment to the state constitution is little more than a cynical, juvenile joke.
A self-admitted Bob Dylan acolyte takes a moment to applaud — as the Nobel Committee recently has — the singer-songwriter’s distinctive poetic voice.
When making decisions in judicial elections, it helps to consult with some people who know what they’re talking about.
An assurance that Weld — as part of our obligation to the community — does not fall victim to partisanship.
Birmingham’s downtown is growing — but in its eagerness to expand, is it compromising its future?
A look at the turmoil in local government organizations raises questions about why any business might want to come to Birmingham.
Weld belatedly celebrates its anniversary, but continues to look to the future of community journalism.
The animosity between the mayor and the city council is damaging the city’s potential for real progress.