Business owners thriving in the Birmingham’s Uptown district

Written by on March 5, 2024

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The 4th Avenue District was once one of the only places black people could shop, eat, and own businesses. But decades later, they’ve expanded to one of the city’s most popular destinations.

Black businesses are booming in Uptown. Business owner Rod Conwell keeps the dreams of those before him in mind.

“They would say proud. They would say proud of you,” says Conwell. “They would . . .

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