Housing Authority Fatherhood Initiative Seeks to Strengthen Families
07-25-2016

The Birmingham Housing Authority’s Fatherhood Initiative, a program designed to empower fathers to help build strong families, uses barber shop talks to help men feel at ease talking about the issues men and fathers face.

HABD Fatherhood Initiative
07-19-2016

As the door to Jimmy’s Barber and Style in Eastern Birmingham opens, three barbers are busy cutting and trimming hair. James Mason is there too. Except he’s not a customer or an employee. He’s a pastor giving his testimony as part of the Fatherhood Initiative, a program designed to empower fathers to help build strong […]

Owner of Fat Sam’s Sub Station Passes Away
05-19-2016

Fat Sam’s Sub Station owner Salman Shatara died last night from complications following a car wreck on April 8. According to a report on AL.com, he developed a blood clot last week while recovering from major injuries and severe respiratory problems.

Austin Reelected Birmingham City Council President
05-10-2016

The Birmingham City Council re-elected Council President Johnathan Austin by one vote, 5-4, on May 10. The council was required to hold new elections because of a bill passed by Alabama Legislature this session.