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Supreme Court Won’t Revisit Alabama Voting Map That Gives Blacks Greater...

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BY MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the drawing of a new Alabama congressional map with greater representation for Black voters to...

Thousands Converge in Capitol for the March on Washington’s 60th Anniversary

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands converged Saturday on the National Mall for the 60th anniversary of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington, saying a country...

Lawyer for Minority Voters: Alabama Chose “Defiance Over Compliance” With U.S....

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By Kim Chandler Associated Press Federal judges reviewing Alabama's new congressional map on Monday sharply questioned if state lawmakers ignored the court's directive to create a...

Black Lawmakers in Alabama: GOP Ignores Supreme Court Ruling on 2nd...

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By Kim Chandler MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) —Facing an order to draw new congressional district lines, Alabama Republicans advanced dueling proposals on Wednesday that boost the...

Rev. Jesse Jackson to Step Down as Head of Rainbow PUSH

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BY GARY FIELDS, CLAIRE SAVAGE AND TERESA CRAWFORD CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson plans to step down from leading the Chicago civil rights organization Rainbow PUSH Coalition...

Supreme Court’s Unexpected Ruling in Alabama Voting Case Celebrated in Birmingham

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By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times When the surprise news came down Thursday morning that the U.S. Supreme Court had voted 5-4 in favor of Black...

LGBTQ+ Groups at State Capitol to Protest Series of GOP Bills

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By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Hundreds gathered in downtown Montgomery on Tuesday to protest a number of LGBTQ+-related bills currently put forth by Republican members...

Alabama LGBTQ+ Groups Plan March at State Capitol to Support ‘Freedom...

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By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Central Alabama Pride (CAP), a non-profit organization advocating for LGBTQ rights will march with a number of other groups Tuesday...

Young Residents of Birmingham Housing in Selma for ‘Bloody Sunday’ Commemoration

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The Birmingham Times Nearly two dozen young people from the Housing Authority of Birmingham District (HABD) were in Selma to commemorate the 58th anniversary of...

[Photos] Hundreds in downtown Birmingham protest SCOTUS overturning Roe v. Wade

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The Birmingham Times Hundreds gathered at Birmingham’s Linn and Kelly Ingram Parks this weekend to protest the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Friday to overturn...