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Birmingham Freedom Fest Returns With Music, Panel Talks on July 23-24

www.freedomfestbhm.com Birmingham Freedom Fest, a music and empowerment festival, is set to return this summer, Friday, July 23 and Saturday, July 24. Due to the current...

BLM’s Patrisse Cullors to step down from movement foundation

Associated Press A co-founder of Black Lives Matter announced Thursday that she is stepping down as executive director of the movement’s foundation. She decried what...

In Ahmaud Arbery’s Name, Georgia Repeals Citizen’s Arrest Law

By Emma Hurt NPR About a year after the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery became national news, and nearly 15 months after he was shot while...

Naomi Osaka made sure Black lives mattered at the US Open

By Soraya Nadia McDonald The Undefeated Naomi Osaka made sure Black lives mattered as she pursued her third Grand Slam victory at the 2020 US Open. Throughout...

Family, activists decry shooting death of Black man by L.A. County...

MSN News Monday's shooting death of Dijon Kizzee, 29, has elicited fresh waves of outcry and outrage, as well as renewed calls for law enforcement...

17-year-old suspect arrested in fatal shooting of 2 at Jacob Blake...

MSN News At least three people were shot during the protests overnight in Kenosha, some 40 miles south of Milwaukee, and two of the victims...

DeJuana Thompson: The Organizer

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times A closer look at a Birmingham-area activist: DeJuana Thompson, Woke Vote Thompson, 37, was in Kentucky last month to organize a protest...

‘I Didn’t Go to Prison. I Went to Death Row,’ Says...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Anthony Ray Hinton believes in speaking truth to power. “People often ask me has the Klan settled down in Alabama and...

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...

How Dr. Angela Davis and area leaders packed the Boutwell

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Dr. Angela Davis was able to do something during her recent visit to Birmingham that hadn’t been seen in the...

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