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A Listing of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Nearly Two Dozen...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Birmingham have been intertwined ever since the Civil Rights leader helped dismantle segregation in...

Claudette Colvin wins expungement of Alabama civil rights arrest

By Mark Kelly It took most of a lifetime, but now it’s official. Civil rights pioneer Claudette Colvin is, in her own words, “no longer a juvenile...

U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Flip Decision and Put Bill Cosby...

By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Newswire Contributor Kevin Steele, the prosecutor who put comedian Bill Cosby, 84, in jail in 2018, has filed an appeal to...

Bill Cosby freed from prison, his sexual assault conviction overturned

By MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court threw out Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction and released him from prison Wednesday in...

Alabama unveils statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks

By Dankin Andone CNN (CNN)-Rosa Parks was honored with a new statue in downtown Montgomery, Alabama, on Sunday, 64 years to the day she was arrested for...

Steven Reed Sworn in an First Black Mayor of Montgomery, Ala.

Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed was sworn in Tuesday as the capital city's first African American leader. Reed took the oath...

Montgomery elects Steven Reed as first black mayor

CBS/AP Alabama's capital, a city once known as the cradle of the Confederacy and later the birthplace of the civil rights movement, elected its first...

Congressional leaders in Birmingham for Civil Rights Pilgrimage

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Many of Alabama’s political leaders, locally and nationally, gathered Friday in Birmingham for the 26th annual Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage....

Alabama State University Fires Head Football Coach Brian Jenkins

Associated Press Alabama State fired coach Brian Jenkins on Friday following an 0-5 start to the season and said associate head coach Donald Hill-Eley will...

Jefferson County Commissioner David Carrington ends bid for Alabama Governor

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Jefferson County Commissioner David Carrington announced today that he is ending his campaign for governor of Alabama. Carrington had announced his...

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