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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....

Colin Kaepernick drawing both support and opposition for stance on the...

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times Colin Kaepernick's decision to protest the police shootings of black men and women has left some fans reeling, but Kaepernick...

What Black Lives Matter Can Learn from the Civil Rights Movement

  By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Core activists of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement are quick to remind people that the current wave of protests...

Protests Erupt After Black Man Shot by Police in Minneapolis

  MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota agency is investigating the shooting by a Minneapolis police officer of a black man suspected in an assault, an...

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