On this day in 1990, the city of Selma, Ala. once again became the epicenter of racial tensions after a city-wide school boycott. Students were angered at the firing of the city’s first Black school superintendent, Dr. Norwand Rousell, who lost his job after dismantling what he felt was a discriminatory policy. In 1987, Dr. […]
An Alabama NAACP branch criticizes a grand jury's decision not to indict a Mobile police officer. The officer fatally shot a Black teen during a traffic stop, and many questions remain about the incident.
Rickey Smiley absolutely loves friend to the show Momma Dee and her ridiculously catchy song, “In That Order.” So of course he couldn’t stop through Alabama without the treat of a performance from Momma Dee. She came through with a fierce performance and turned up the whole crowd! Check out the exclusive video above to watch […]
A museum will also go alongside the memorial to trace the country's history from slavery to present day. The structure is slated to open in April 2017.
An angry Alabama father said it was inappropriate for his son's school to stamp his arm with a message that said, "I need lunch money." The principal said she would communicate with the father by email only going forward.
Alpha Delta Pi sorority at Samford University defied authorities to print racially insensitive images on T-shirts. Social officials apologized to the school's community and launched an investigation.
Alabama police found themselves being taunted by a suspect after officials at the department published a wanted poster to its Facebook page. Roderick Hill, the suspect in question, responded to the poster and mocked the relatively mild charge the Linden Police Department are seeking him over, Mashable reports. The zany situation all began on Sunday […]
Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) deemed President Obama the most "racially divisive president since slavery."
A recently released video which shows the fatal shooting of 26-year-old Cameron Massey at the hands of Alabama police officers has reignited interest in the case. The incident, which took place in October 2013, has become a crusade of the slain man’s family and their attorney says the footage strikes down claims that Massey was […]
The top judge in Alabama has announced an order to the state’s probate judges not to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. This comes after the United States Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriages across the nation last year. Chief Justice Roy S. Moore of the Alabama Supreme Court issued the administrative order on Wednesday, citing […]