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WHAT A DIFFERENCE A CENTURY MAKES

Winter Storm Benji, a couple weeks back, draped Birmingham in a surprising blanket of pre-Christmas snow. For a lot of folks in north-central Alabama, it meant a very rare snow day, and a chance to play – briefly – in a winter wonderland. In the surrounding Parkside neighborhood, downtown Birmingham loft-dwellers made a beeline [...]

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Reclaiming History – Negro League Baseball Museum

Few men alive are part of the living history of America’s Pastime the way Oliver “Son” Ferguson is. At 94, he is one of the last of a dying breed, men who came up in the industrial baseball leagues of a tough steel town and went on to play professional baseball before the color barrier [...]