It has languished, and it has roared; now Birmingham can surge again if its citizens are up to the task.
How 2016 highlighted the pervasiveness — and the complexities — of racial tensions in America.
Deconstructing the complex — and often misunderstood — trademark on the most famous statue in Birmingham.
The restoration of one of Birmingham’s historic buildings is fusing the city’s past and future.
Alumni continue work on museum for historic Birmingham school.
The Birmingham-born rocker uses his music to explore the history of his hometown and the lessons that can be learned from it.
It’s been over two years and the city museum hasn’t found a place to call home.
Controversy over murals in the Jefferson County Courthouse exemplifies Birmingham’s reluctance to confront its difficult history — which makes overcoming that history even more difficult.
As Secret Stages celebrates its fifth year, three founders discuss the ‘music discovery’ festival’s history, struggles and future.
This weekend’s throwdown in Selma is no throwback.
Half a century ago, a concerned citizen offered her perspective on the dramatic events that changed American history.
The diary of barber William Johnson is a tale of antebellum apartheid.
More than a game, baseball — especially the Negro Leagues — plays a big part in Birmingham’s past and future.
Showing a new face to the world, Birmingham still harbors age-old ills.
The Birmingham History Center looks for a permanent home after a year of renting storage units.