Montgomery, Alabama

Folding Chairs, Brutal Cops, Affirmative Action: The 2023 News Stories That Hit Different for Black America

The news through these last 12 months kept us glued to our television and cellphone screens, and we couldn’t stop talking about these stories.

‘No Straight Lines’ Montgomery Mayor Steven L. Reed Talks About His Memoir and Leadership in a Changing South

In’s latest ‘Conversation With the Mayor’ Reed shares his vision for the future of Montgomery, ‘the birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement.’

Montgomery Riverboat Co-Captain Charged With Assault Stemming From Brawl

Despite being the attack victim, Dameion Pickett was charged with third-degree assault.

Co-Captain In Alabama Dock Brawl Video Says He Was Defending Himself

‘This man just put his hand on me,’ Dameion Pickett tells ‘Good Morning America’ about the racially charged melee.

Several Homes In Montgomery, Ala., Black Neighborhood Vandalized With Racial Slurs and Swastikas

Law enforcement said the racial incident that took place in the neighborhood of Dannelly Pines on August 26 was a hate crime.

Fund For Reggie Ray, Charged In Montgomery Boat Brawl, Passes $270K

Ray, who reportedly wielded a chair during the Riverboat brawl, was released from jail on August 12.

You Can Call the Montgomery Riverboat Brawl Ambrosia for Black Folks

Historical context led to our unique love for the videos and memes, but there’s a deeper meaning.

Man Who Jumped Into Riverboat Brawl Says Racism Was Not Factor, But Boat Employee Says It Was

Anwar Price says the brawl was not the result of racism while Crystal Warren claims she heard boaters use the “N-word.”

No Hate Crime Charges Brought As a Result of Montgomery Boat Brawl

Three people were instead charged with assault at the Alabama rumble at the river.

Montgomery Riverfront Brawl Blesses the Timeline with a Batch of New Memes

Violence ensued over the weekend at a Riverboat Park after a group of white men attacked a Black security guard but social media still had jokes.

Montgomery Mayor Cannot 'Confirm Or Deny' If Waterfront Brawl Was Racially Motivated

Mayor Steven L. Reed says law enforcement is speaking to eyewitnesses to the incident.