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Black Voters Are Energized. Political Experts Explain Why

By Sydney Melson The Birmingham Times Angela Lewis-Maddox, an assistant professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) who has taught political science classes for...

Frequently Asked Questions-And Answers For Election Day

What time are the polls open? From 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. I turned in a voter registration application. Am I registered to vote? Just because you...

A Record-Breaking 58 Million Ballots Have Already Been Cast in The...

By Dana Givens Black Enterprise This election year has already proven that it will be historic for multiple reasons, inspiring millions across the country to go to the...

Mother of Breonna Taylor, others in Birmingham urge need to vote 

By Sydney Melson and Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Standing on the steps of the downtown Birmingham church where she lost an eye and her sister...

Record avalanche of early votes transforms the 2020 election

By NICHOLAS RICCARDI and ANGELIKI KASTANIS Associated Press Nearly 21 million Americans have already cast ballots in the 2020 election, a record-shattering avalanche of early votes driven...

Oct. 19 Last Day to Register to Vote in Alabama for...

By Alabama NewsCenter Staff As one who was beaten and bloodied pursuing the right to vote for Black Americans, the late John Lewis understood as...

How Black Churches Are Getting Out The Vote Despite The Coronavirus...

Aaron Morrison Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — For the Rev. Jimmy Gates Sr., the 2008 presidential election year was one to remember — and not...

After long lines, absentee voting made more efficient in Jefferson County...

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times  Jefferson County has been hit with a “deluge” of in-person absentee voters that has caused complaints and lines stretching from...

Birmingham Mayor Woodfin joins ‘HBCU Students for Biden’ Town Hall

The Birmingham Times On Thursday, Birmingham Mayor Randall L. Woodfin joined the national Co-Chairs of “HBCU Students for Biden” to discuss Vice President Biden’s policies...

Gov. Ivey Postpones March 31 Runoff Election until July 14

The Birmingham Times Citing the potential health risk to voters and poll workers, Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday postponed the March 31 runoff election until...

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