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Puzzling number of men tied to Ferguson protests have died

Associated Press FERGUSON, Mo. — Two young men were found dead inside torched cars. Three others died of apparent suicides. Another collapsed on a bus,...

E.J. Bradford’s parents sue AG, Hoover Police for release of video...

aclualabama.,org Emantic “E.J.” Bradford’s parents, Bradford family attorney Ben Crump, the ACLU of Alabama, and Alabama NAACP sued the attorney general of Alabama and Hoover...

Ole Miss players kneel in response to Confederacy rally

By RJ Morgan Associated Press OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Eight University of Mississippi basketball players kneeled during the national anthem Saturday before a victory over Georgia...

NFL Settles Collusion Case with Kaepernick

By Stacy M. Brown BlackPressUSA Colin Kaepernick’s more than two year battle with the NFL has come to an end. The former NFL quarterback and the league...

Area’s top law enforcement officials address killings of black males

By Nathan Turner Jr. For The Birmingham Times With a “disproportionate” number of African American boys and men killed and incarcerated in Jefferson County and surrounding...

New generation of Birmingham protesters step up

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times When protests were held in Hoover, Ala., on Tuesday evening after Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said a police officer...

Times change, but the objectives of the demonstrations shouldn’t

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Civil Rights Movement tactics may change, but the objectives shouldn’t, said Doris Gary, 85, who participated in the marches of...

Attorney Ben Crump, Bradford family angry after Alabama AG says Hoover...

Times staff report The lawyer for the family of a 21-year-old black man shot and killed by Hoover police on Thanksgiving night said it was...

NAACP names Derrick Johnson as new president, seeking to have more...

By Jesse J. Holland The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The NAACP turned to an insider Saturday to help bring the nation’s oldest civil rights organization...

‘Let’s Talk Race’ session draws diverse crowd to Vestavia Hills church

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times The Rev. Ron Higey had his plans laid out. The pastor of Birmingham International Church in Vestavia Hills...

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