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Rep. Sewell’s Voting Rights Bill Passes the House 

The Birmingham Times  The House of Representatives last week passed a bill, introduced by U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL), meant to restore the Voting Rights...

Birmingham to Host ​​​Mass Meeting​ As ​Part​ of ​​‘Poor​ ​People’s Campaign’

Times staff report The Rev.​ Dr. William​ J. Barber, II​ and​ the Rev​ Dr.​ Liz Theoharis will​ co-lead​ a Moral​ Revival​ mass meeting​ in​ Birmingham...

Black Women: Voting in Large Numbers Yet Underrepresented

By Susan Buchanan Louisiana Weekly/New America Media America’s black women vote at high rates and are politically active, but remain underrepresented in elected positions relative to...

Alabama law could allow more felons to vote

By Kim Chandler Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Alabama might allow more former felons to vote in upcoming elections after lawmakers, for the first time, approved...

‘Bloody Sunday’ still making a difference

'Bloody Sunday' Still Making a Difference While standing in Selma, Ala. on Saturday, March 7 at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge, I was overcome...

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