Alabama

White Alabama City Councilman Arrested After Punching Black Mayor

Wayman Newton is the city’s first Black mayor.
11/09/2022

Alabama Police Investigating Social Media Post Threatening Racial Violence At Local Fair

The domestic terror threat is reportedly from a suspected white supremacist targeting ‘every Negro’ attending the fair.
09/22/2022

Alabama Pastor Arrested For Watering His Neighbor’s Flowers Files Lawsuit

Michael Jennings is suing police for violating his constitutional rights.
09/12/2022

Alabama City Council Votes To Dissolve Entire Police Force Over Racist Texts

An officer in the three-person department joked about slavery, sparking outrage and a public meeting decision to eliminate it.
08/22/2022

The Tuskegee Experiment: Listen To Nurse Eunice Rivers Speak Her Truth

Interviews of medical staff who participated in the infamous study are rare, but the woman directly involved testified in 1977. Listen to her words.
08/01/2022

The Tuskegee Experiment: The Granddaughter of One of the Syphilis Study Victims Explains How His Story Has Implications That Are Still Felt Today

Willie Harris was one of 623 men unknowingly subjected to human experimentation. His granddaughter now wants to use this travesty to better educate the Black community about overall health and wellness.
08/01/2022

The Tuskegee Experiment 50 Years Later: A BET News Special Interview With The Associated Press Reporter Who Exposed It All

In 1972, Jean Heller reported about Black men who had been coerced by the government into participating in a secret, deadly medical study. Her story, not only shocked the world, it eventually changed the way we view medical ethics.
07/25/2022

The Tuskegee Experiment 50 Years Later: Uncovering the Buried Truth

From 1932 to 1972, U.S. government scientists experimented with the lives of poor Black men without their knowledge and got away with it. Here’s a historical explanation into exactly what happened.
07/25/2022