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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...

Friends, family, dignitaries bid solemn farewell to Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr.

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Friends, family, activists, elected officials and dignitaries gathered Saturday at the Boutwell Auditorium in downtown Birmingham to bid a solemn...

Starbucks to close over 8,000 stores on Tuesday for anti-bias training

The Associated Press Starbucks will close more than 8,000 stores nationwide on Tuesday to conduct anti-bias training, the next of many steps the company is...

ESPN suspends anchor Jemele Hill after Tweets connected to ongoing NFL...

By PAT EATON-ROBB AP Sports Writer HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Controversy continues to swirl around Jemele Hill, the ESPN anchor suspended on Monday for two weeks for making...

For DACA Recipients, Only Sure Thing is Uncertainty

By Elena Shore New America Media SAN FRANCISCO -- Luis Quiroz was on the bus heading to school when he first heard the news. The 27-year-old DACA...

Will Trump Kill the Dream for These Immigrants?

By Marcelo Rochabrun ProPublica With the president reportedly at the point of canceling DACA, some of its 800,000 beneficiaries describe what they gained — and now fear...

Multiracial Coalition plans 10-day march against white supremacy

By Errin Haines Whack Associated Press A multi-racial coalition of anti-white supremacy activists plans to march from Charlottesville, Virginia to Washington D.C. Ted Eytan/Flickr Commons A multi-racial...

Birmingham protests for human rights grow in frequency, diversity and intensity

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times It’s not often that the Birmingham City Council gets a standing ovation, but it happened last week. On Jan. 31, a...

Thousands of demonstrators, from all races and ages, turned out for...

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times Birmingham has long served as ground zero for the fight for human rights, dating back to the civil rights era....

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