Alabama

Yolanda Flowers Wins The Democratic Nomination For Governor In Alabama Primary Election

The Birmingham native has never held political office.
06/23/2022

Miss Alabama Zoe Sozo Bethel Dead After Serious Accident

Police said she died after laying in a coma brought on from injuries sustained in a fall.
02/22/2022

The University of Alabama Will Rename Building After First Black Student

Autherine Lucy Foster Was The First Black Student To Attend The University Of Alabama In 1956
02/14/2022

Alabama Lawmakers Confuse Critical Race Theory With Black History Month

Officials in the state are receiving complaints.
02/04/2022

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