Alabama

Federal Appeals Court Blocks Execution Of Alabama Inmate Matthew Reeves

The 43-year-old was convicted of capital murder in 1996.
01/27/2022

Alabama Appeals Court Ruling That Its Redistricting Map Violates Black Voting Rights

It’s a victory for Democrats, for now.
01/26/2022

MLK TRIBUTE: Historical Landmarks In Georgia And Alabama To Visit In Commemoration With Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

In honor of MLK Day, we highlight six National Historic Landmarks to visit this weekend.
01/13/2022

Judge Expunges Juvenile Record Of Claudette Colvin Who Refused To Give Up Her Seat Months Before Rosa Parks

She became a civil rights pioneer when she was arrested at age 15 for violating Alabama’s bus segregation law.
12/17/2021

Confederate Heritage Group Sues To Deny Removal Of Confederate Monument From Tuskegee, Ala. Site

The Daughters of the Confederacy want to keep a statue located in front of the county courthouse in a city that is 97 percent Black.
12/03/2021

Alabama City Faces $25,000 Fine For Renaming Street That Honored Confederate President Jefferson Davis

Montgomery’s first Black mayor wants the street named for a local civil rights leader.
12/01/2021

Alabama Judge Booted After Saying George Floyd ‘Got What He Deserved’

Probate Judge Randy Jinks was also accused of sexism.
11/03/2021

Alabama Trying to Eliminate Racist Language From Its State Constitution

The document still has Language Stating Schools Should Be Segregated
10/21/2021

Body Of Missing Black Alabama Woman Christina Nance Found Dead In Parked Police Van

Civil rights attorney Ben Crump vows to find ‘the truth of what happened.’
10/20/2021

Ida Pummels Gulf Coast Area Around New Orleans, Putting Poorer Residents In Extra Jeopardy

The threat is heightened for the economically challenged.
08/30/2021

Alabama Man Charged With Murder In His Wife’s Fatal Shooting

Nakeshia Biggs-Lowe was a beloved high school teacher.
07/29/2021