Alabama

Cornell Brooks, President of the NAACP, and other activists were arrested on Monday for staging a sit-in at Sen. Jeff Sessions’ office.

On this day in 1990, the city of Selma, Ala. once again became the epicenter of racial tensions after a city-wide school boycott. Students were angered at the firing of the city’s first Black school superintendent, Dr. Norwand Rousell, who lost his job after dismantling what he felt was a discriminatory policy. In 1987, Dr. […]

Federal officials conclude that closing and reducing services in driver license's centers in Alabama violates civil rights, reaching an agreement Wednesday with the state law enforcement agency to ensure "that all Alabama residents have access to driver licensing programs, regardless of race, color or national origin."

After a Black woman was caught stealing at a Victoria's Secret store in Alabama, workers asked two other Black shoppers to also leave.

A museum will also go alongside the memorial to trace the country's history from slavery to present day. The structure is slated to open in April 2017.

An elderly Alabama man tied an alleged burglar to a tree. The intruder was dead when deputies arrived.

Alpha Delta Pi sorority at Samford University defied authorities to print racially insensitive images on T-shirts. Social officials apologized to the school's community and launched an investigation.

Wheeler literally took matters into his own hands by grabbing control of the wheel and brakes. As police approached the car, the child pulled the truck over, ending the scary ordeal. Special Agent Eric Salvador and Trooper Lee Wells came to the duo's assistance.

Alabama police found themselves being taunted by a suspect after officials at the department published a wanted poster to its Facebook page. Roderick Hill, the suspect in question, responded to the poster and mocked the relatively mild charge the Linden Police Department are seeking him over, Mashable reports. The zany situation all began on Sunday […]

Some of Alabama’s finest citizens spotted a leprechaun in a tree located in the Crichton area of Mobile Alabama. As word spread, masses of people poured out to see the leprechaun and in some cases, attempt to confiscate his leprechaun gold. Local news teams were dispatched to the leprechaun tree site multiple times. Despite their […]

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) deemed President Obama the most "racially divisive president since slavery."

A recently released video which shows the fatal shooting of 26-year-old Cameron Massey at the hands of Alabama police officers has reignited interest in the case. The incident, which took place in October 2013, has become a crusade of the slain man’s family and their attorney says the footage strikes down claims that Massey was […]