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Marc Morial: The Rule of Law is Not a Partisan Issue

By Marc H. Morial “No man is above the law and no man is below it; nor do we ask any man’s permission when we require...

Jeffco Commission, Elections Manager Resolve Contentious Voting Issue

The Birmingham Times After accusations last week of voter suppression from the Bessemer Absentee Voting Clerk, the Jefferson County Commission said it will find a...

Yolanda Flowers Becomes First Black Female Dem Nominee For Gov. in...

By Sarah Swetlik | sswetlik@al.com Yolanda Flowers on Tuesday claimed victory in Alabama’s Democratic runoff election for governor against Sen. Malika Sanders-Fortier of Selma. Flowers won 55...

Rev. Jesse Jackson: Threats to Our Democracy

By The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson The House Select Committee investigating the sacking of the Capitol on January 6 last week began the first of...

Rev. Jesse Jackson: Guns and the GOP’s plan to Defeat Dems...

By The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson It happened again. This time it was a mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, of 19 second-, third- and fourth...

Incumbent Sheriff Mark Pettway Faces Three Challenges In Jefferson County Primary

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Mark Pettway made history when he was elected Jefferson County’s first Black sheriff four years ago but said he didn’t...

Louise Alexander and Merika Coleman in hotly contested race for Senate...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times With a soon-to-be-vacated seat in Alabama Senate District 19, two members of the state House of Representatives are fighting for...

After Opposition, Birmingham City Council Approves New Districts

The Birmingham Times Birmingham City Council approved a new district map Tuesday, despite opposition from two councilors. The new map was passed 7-2, with Councilors Valerie...

Ketanji Brown Jackson Breaks Through A ‘Concrete Ceiling’

By Nyah Marshall Howard University News Service Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is officially confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court with a historical vote that makes her...

Rev Jesse Jackson: The Integrity of the U.S. Supreme Court

The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Last week, two events involving the U.S. Supreme Court occurred. First, four days of hearings surrounding the nomination and possible elevation...

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