Friday, April 3, 2020

Tag: Birmingham

Alabama Civil Rights Institute Rescinds Angela Davis...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Black activists on Monday called for leadership changes and protests at an Alabama civil rights museum after it rescinded an...

GOP Legislators Blocked a Minimum Wage Raise...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday revived a lawsuit that had accused the Alabama Legislature of racially discriminating against the...

How Morehouse Alums Helped Randall Woodfin Become...

Alabama native Randall Woodfin just won Birmingham's top elected office, thanks to efforts driven by the alumni of his alma mater, Morehouse College. The tight-knit...

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...

10 of the Oldest Black-Owned Banks That...

Broadway Federal Bank FSB, Los Angeles Broadway Federal Savings and Loan Association was founded in 1946 by a group of civic-minded men and women who wanted...

House Approves Congressional Gold Medal for ‘Four...

Nearly 50 years after their deaths shocked a nation and became a  vital catalyst in the civil rights movement, the "four little girls" killed...

Birmingham Marks 50th Anniversary of Turbulent Civil...

Birmingham made history in 1963, and in 2013 the Alabama city will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the events that led to the 1964...