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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...

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...

Jefferson County DA Urges New Trial for Man on Alabama’s Death...

By Beth Shelburne WBRC JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - Jefferson County District Attorney Danny Carr filed an extraordinary legal pleading Friday in the high-profile capital murder...

Birmingham protesters jogged in place for 8:46 to honor George Floyd

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times For 8 minutes, 46 seconds protesters jogged in place outside of Birmingham’s Legion Field on Saturday to rally against police...

Report: 3 more officers to be charged in Floyd’s death

By Tim Sullivan and Matt Sedensky Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The three other police officers on the scene when a Minneapolis officer pressed his knee...

Wearing black ribbons Birmingham City Councilors honor George Floyd

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Wearing black ribbons, Birmingham City Councilors on Tuesday passed a resolution of support for George Floyd, the Minneapolis man killed...

Minneapolis protests spread to other cities across the US, including Birmingham

By The Associated Press Developments across the United States in connection with the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody: BIRMINGHAM, Ala -- More than...

‘I Didn’t Go to Prison. I Went to Death Row,’ Says...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Anthony Ray Hinton believes in speaking truth to power. “People often ask me has the Klan settled down in Alabama and...

Birmingham’s Inaugural Freedom Fest Entertains and Empowers 

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times  The City of Birmingham’s inaugural Freedom Fest on Saturday drew thousands of people for a day long series of entertainment...

Civil rights groups, supporters gather for Marshae Jones

Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times A number of civil rights and women groups gathered in Bessemer Tuesday to express outrage at the indictment of a Pleasant...

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