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Minnesota Passes Police Reform Bill Two Months After George Floyd’s Death

By Nina Golgowski Black Voices Nearly two months after George Floyd died after a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck, lawmakers in Minnesota have passed...

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin Bans Chokeholds by Police

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Mayor Randall Woodfin on Tuesday announced “an outright” ban on the use of chokeholds by Birmingham police. “Currently the BPD (Birmingham...

Officer Charged in George Floyd Death, Seeks Case Dismissal

By Amy Forliti Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One of four Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd’s death is asking to have his case dismissed. An...

Here’s what you need to know about Blackout Day 2020

By Shelby Stewart MSN News In the midst of protests against police brutality, some Black-owned businesses have flourished. Today is not to be confused with #BlackoutTuesday where...

Lawyers with Bar Association offering pro bono help to most local...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times The Magic City Bar Association (MCBA) has established an ongoing Protest Protection Plan (PPP) to help provide free legal representation...

Mourners bid farewell to Rayshard Brooks at historic church

By Kate Brumback Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Scores of mourners Tuesday paid their final respects to Rayshard Brooks at the Atlanta church where the Rev....

NASCAR, FBI investigating ‘heinous act’ after noose is found in Bubba...

By Des Bieler, Cindy Boren and Liz Clarke Washington Post NASCAR President Steve Phelps said Monday afternoon that the sport will permanently ban the person or...

Students, Silent No More, Urge Change At Birmingham Unity Rally

Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times Nine-year-old Kaylen Crusoe was born in Birmingham but now lives in Fort Worth, TX. On Sunday, the rising fifth-grader...

Birmingham will not prosecute those who violated curfew during protests

The Birmingham Times The City of Birmingham will not prosecute anyone solely arrested for curfew violations and other minor charges from June 1 through June...

Who is Rayshard Brooks, 27-year-old black man killed by Atlanta police?

By Justin Carissimo CBS News Rayshard Brooks, the 27-year-old black father of four who was fatally shot by an Atlanta police officer, is being remembered as a...

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