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!
Jack and Jill Goes Orange and Blue for Tornado Recovery
The Tuscaloosa Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated will spearhead "Go Orange and Blue" at the Sam's Club parking lot from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Church Rejects Donation from Casino: Does Scripture Justify Receiving It?
An anti-gambling church returned a $25,000 donation from Wind Creek Casinos. Would you have used scripture as confirmation of a reason to accept the gift?
Black Business of the Day, Feb. 5: My Dollar Store
Owned by Michael and Mary Bailey, My Dollar Store operates much like Dollar Tree in that nothing in the store costs more than $1.
Jade Nicole to Serve as MC for Debutante Ball in Aliceville
It is said that you should never forget where you come from. It’s pretty hard to forget when you go back often enough. Let that be your story.
Local 6-Year-Old Amputee is Fighting Cancer; Donations Accepted to Help Family
Six-year-old Ezavier Johnson has been fighting cancer since 2017. He was rushed into emergency surgery Tuesday. A tumor was found to be pressed against his spine.
Barnes YMCA Hosts Fundraiser for Youth Programs
On Sunday, January 20, the Barnes YMCA will host its Youth First Campaign Fundraiser.
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Rescinds Angela Davis Honor
The Institute now says that upon further examination, Davis doesn’t meet the criteria for an honoree.
Tuscaloosa’s Annual Kwanzaa Celebration Planned
Planned events for Tuscaloosa’s Annual Kwanzaa Celebration include presentations on the seven principles of Kwanzaa, an Ujamaa Bazar, and even a family-friendly Kwanzaa Ball!
Patrice Smith, First Black Mary Kay National Sales Director in Alabama
Smith says that Mary Kay has afforded her the ability to be present at some of the most important times for her family and emphasizes that she finds joy in empowering others and helping them to discover the beauty of themselves, inside and out.
Impact Nation Presents Toys for Tots to US Marines
The Impact Nation has a community outreach ministry which regularly serves in shelters, donates food and service to Campus Life, and hosts a campaign to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital among other charitable work.