Saturday, September 21, 2019

Tag: Alabama

Justice Department Finds Violence, Sexual Abuse Problems...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Justice Department has determined that Alabama's prisons are violating the Constitution by failing to protect inmates from violence and...

Alabama Lawmaker Proposes New Bill Requiring Residents...

Food stamps recipients in Alabama may soon be required to pass a drug test in order to receive their monthly benefits. The bill, filed by...

Searches Resume After Tornado Kills 23 in...

BEAUREGARD, Ala. (AP) — Rescuers began tearing through the rubble of mobile homes and houses Monday in search of survivors of a powerful tornado...

Mayor Calls for Patience As Citizens Demand...

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — A mayor's calls for patience following the shooting of a black man by police at Alabama's largest shopping mall were...

Newly Elected Black Officers, Court Officials Rethinking...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Veteran Alabama law enforcement officer Mark Pettway grew up in a black neighborhood called "Dynamite Hill" because the Ku Klux...

Alabama Scoutmaster Dismisses Bullying of Black Scout...

The Boy Scouts of America in Alabama teased a 14-year-old boy of Ethiopian immigrants in the midst of a camping trip at Camp Woodruff in...

Why Are Some States Still Commemorating Confederate...

The civil war between the Union and Confederates ended 153 years ago and states are still celebrating Confederate Memorial Day despite the party being...

Alabama Win Highlights Need for Democrats to...

The victory of Doug Jones over Roy Moore in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama was not a fluke, but rather was a testament...

Why Are Black Alabama Babies Dying at...

The racial disparities in infant mortality rates in the United States have long been appalling. Nationwide, Black infants are 2.4 times more likely to...

Why is Alabama the Only State Allowed...

Most people in the United States believe that the death penalty is a sentence imposed by 12 members of a jury. Some may be...

Environmental Racism? Alabama Neighborhood Suffering from the...

The state opened and then expanded Stone’s Throw Landfill in a Black Tallassee neighborhood in the 1990s. Residents complain about a lingering stench in...

New Report Provides Evidence That Alabama Police,...

A shocking new report has come out of Alabama, with documented proof that police in an Alabama town have been framing Black men with...

Outraged: White, Republican Alabama Prosecutor Charges 8-Year-Old...

A question that must be asked is what does society gain when it charges an 8-year-old child with murder?  This is what prosecutors in...

New Exhibit Captures Life, Education of African-Americans...

In 1929, Dr. Horace Mann Bond, social science researcher, historian and father of the late Julian Bond, participated in a field study of Black...

Larry Wilmore Blows the Lid Off Alabama’s...

Video via Comedy Central

15 States That Spend Way More on...

The United States has the largest prison population in the world both in terms of the number incarcerated and as a percentage of the total population. Even...

This Video Reveals The Shocking Truth About...

Video by Southern Poverty Law Center

2 Black Basketball Coaches Hired in 3...

Give college basketball a hand for what has happened in the last week. Yes, the NCAA Tournament delivered as March Madness somehow, amazingly, always does,...

10 More Incidents of Racism in Sororities...

Statue Noose Last April at the University of Mississippi, the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity chapter was shut down after three members hung a noose around...

Only The Ugliness of Racism Can Sully...

The uniqueness of sports is not the competition. That’s the attraction of sports. The uniqueness of it is that a Black fan and a white...

10 American States With the Most Lynchings...

Mississippi With well over 581 lynchings, Mississippi tops the list with the most total lynchings during this time, according to statistics provided by the Tuskegee...