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With nation in turmoil, Birmingham takes down divisive Confederate statue

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times The City of Birmingham on Monday night removed a controversial Confederate statue from downtown’s Linn Park less than 24 hours...

Minneapolis cop who knelt on man’s neck charged with murder

By Tim Sullivan and Amy Forliti Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The police officer who was seen on video kneeling on the neck of George Floyd,...

Puzzling number of men tied to Ferguson protests have died

Associated Press FERGUSON, Mo. — Two young men were found dead inside torched cars. Three others died of apparent suicides. Another collapsed on a bus,...

E.J. Bradford’s parents sue AG, Hoover Police for release of video...

aclualabama.,org Emantic “E.J.” Bradford’s parents, Bradford family attorney Ben Crump, the ACLU of Alabama, and Alabama NAACP sued the attorney general of Alabama and Hoover...

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...

Area’s top law enforcement officials address killings of black males

By Nathan Turner Jr. For The Birmingham Times With a “disproportionate” number of African American boys and men killed and incarcerated in Jefferson County and surrounding...

New generation of Birmingham protesters step up

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times When protests were held in Hoover, Ala., on Tuesday evening after Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said a police officer...

Times change, but the objectives of the demonstrations shouldn’t

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Civil Rights Movement tactics may change, but the objectives shouldn’t, said Doris Gary, 85, who participated in the marches of...

Attorney Ben Crump, Bradford family angry after Alabama AG says Hoover...

Times staff report The lawyer for the family of a 21-year-old black man shot and killed by Hoover police on Thanksgiving night said it was...

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