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B : 55 Articles Found

  • Hugh Bentley
    Hugh Bentley (1909-1984) was a key figure in the movement to end vice and corruption in Phenix City,...
  • William Berney
    William Berney (1920-1961) was a dramatist who wrote in collaboration with Howard Dixon Richardson. Their...
  • Yolande Betbeze
    In 1950, the Miss America Pageant crowned 21-year-old Mobile native Yolande Betbeze (1929- ) as "Miss...
  • Jack Bethea
    A lifelong Birmingham resident, Andrew Jackson Bethea (1892-1928) wrote novels of the New South noteworthy...
  • Tom Bevill
    Thomas Donald Bevill (1921-2005) was one of Alabama's longest-serving congressmen (1967-1997), representing...
  • James G. Birney
    James Gillespie Birney (1792?1857) was a major voice in the abolitionist movement of the nineteenth...
  • Hugo L. Black
    Hugo Black (1886-1971) served in the U.S. Senate and on the U.S. Supreme Court for 34 years. He was America's...
  • Winton M. Blount Jr.
    Winton Malcolm "Red" Blount Jr. (1921-2002), a Montgomery business executive, was one of the most renowned...
  • Herman Blount (Sun Ra)
    Herman Blount (1914-1993), who later became known as Sun Ra, was a Birmingham native and visionary musician...
  • Ruthie Bolton
    Former Auburn University basketball star Ruthie Bolton (1967- ) is one of the pioneers of women's...