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Today’s Birmingham elections – Here are the candidates for mayor, city...

Mayoral Candidates Patricia Bell Patricia Bell worked with Dr. Richard Arrington on his historic 1979 mayoral campaign, as well as Rev. Jesse Jackson's historic bid for...

Black Women: Voting in Large Numbers Yet Underrepresented

By Susan Buchanan Louisiana Weekly/New America Media America’s black women vote at high rates and are politically active, but remain underrepresented in elected positions relative to...

Local activist to provide voters with free shuttle service

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times Local Black Lives Matter activist Mercutio Southall is offering rides to the polls Tuesday through a free shuttle service. The...

Black voters sue over Alabama’s method of electing judges

By Kim Chandler Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala.— A civil rights group challenged Alabama's practice of electing appellate judges by statewide vote last week, saying the result...

Elected officials from around U.S. in Birmingham to talk of ‘damage’...

By Barnett Wright Times staff writer Some key members of Congress said they couldn’t think of a better place than Birmingham to kick off a series...

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT

South Court Auditorium 2:27 P.M. EDT      THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, everybody.  (Applause.)  Thank you.  Thank you so much.  Everybody have a seat.  Thank you.      First...

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Marks Voting Rights Act 50th...

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Marks  Voting Rights Act 50th Anniversary on August 6 The Voting Act was Signed into Law on August 6, 1965 July 31,...

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