I was born in Chicago, IL but moved to rural Aliceville, AL before fate landed me in the City of Champions. I can be heard during the midday, sometimes speaking with eloquence and professionalism. But every now and then, I have to "bring it on home," and you'd swear you were talking to a cousin or good friend. I have no problem making fun of myself, giving compliments, or saying what most people are thinking. That's just me!
Jireh Said She Doesn’t Want to Do Gymnastics Anymore
Everybody who knows Jireh knows how much she LOVES gymnastics. She began classes as soon as she was old enough (2), and Jireh has ALWAYS wanted to go to class. It was the highlight of her week! But now, she wants to give it up.
Tuscaloosa’s Biggest Race Weekend is Quickly Approaching, Mayor’s Cup and 1/2 Marathon Com…
Favorite area races are the Mayor's 5K, which benefits Pre-K initiatives, and the Tuscaloosa Half Marathon. This year, they've combined forces.
Tuscaloosa Comic Store to Host Black Artists Ahead of Movie Debut
Black Panther is making a lot of noise, and Sho’Nuff Comics is showcasing the art and companies of two Black comic artists this Saturday.
Fundraiser for Merriweather Family at McKinstry Banquet Hall Tonight
A benefit event is being held at McKinstry Banquet Hall tonight, and all of the proceeds will be given to the family of Jalen Merriweather, the 18-year-old Holt High student who was killed while attempting to defend his sister from a violent encounter.
Church Destroyed by 2011 Tornado to Dedicate Land and Hold Groundbreaking on New Church
The land dedication and groundbreaking for the new Greater Faith and Victory Worship Center will be held Sunday, March 4 at 1:00 p.m. on AL Highway 69 S, just beyond the Moundville water tower.
West Alabama Pastor and Sons Appear on CNN… For Smiling!
A recent social media trend has captured the attention of CNN; and it features Bishop L. Spenser Smith and his sons Jamel and Jarren, all with smiles on their faces!
Local Entrepreneur Opens Hair Business in University Mall
Montgomery saw the business of selling quality hair as a way to serve his community and partner with other stylists in the Tuscaloosa area.
Jade Nicole’s People to Know: Dr. Lynette T. Smith
The month of February is marked as a time for people of African descent to celebrate their accomplishments, culture, and history. But how much do we know about any of it? There is nothing like sitting and listening to elders discuss these topics. And nobody tells stories of Black history like Dr. L…
Tuscaloosa Heritage Festival Celebrates Diversity This Weekend
The Tuscaloosa Heritage Festival continues throughout this weekend! Related events include crafts, a film challenge, a dance competition, and the Africana Film Festival.
Local Baker Offers Cake Tutorial
Angela Hagler, of We've Got Taste, is hosting a basic buttercream cake tutorial.