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Birmingham-Area Activists: This is More Than a ‘Hype Moment’

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times (Second of two parts on fight against racial injustice from Birmingham) For local activist Erica Robbins, 38, the fight for...

BLM Birmingham Member Looking To Build Statewide Chapters

By Ameera Steward For the Birmingham Times Upcoming goals for BLM Birmingham include work on a people’s budget, a participatory budget for the city that can...

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...

Louisville, Ky, to probe handling of Breonna Taylor shooting

Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Government officials in Kentucky said they will begin an investigation into the city of Louisville's handling of the fatal...

Thomas Blanton, KKK bomber of 16th St Baptist Church, dies

Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr., the last of three one-time Ku Klux Klansmen convicted in a 1963 Alabama church bombing...

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...

One of Three Police Officers Who Shot and Killed Breonna Taylor...

By Ray Sanchez and Elizabeth Joseph CNN Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has initiated termination proceedings against Louisville Metro Police Det. Brett Hankison, Fisher said in a...

Congress Could Make Juneteenth A National Holiday

By Arthur Delaney Black Voices Congress hasn’t created a new holiday since 1983, when it made one for Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. Now some lawmakers...

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