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Judge orders city to pay legal fees in school fight

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A mostly white Alabama city that tried to form its own school system must pay nearly $850,000 to attorneys representing black people...

The Jim Crow film that just won’t die, “Song of the...

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Racially segregated movie theaters and whites-only water fountains disappeared decades ago after court rulings struck down the legal framework of Jim Crow...

Court says workers can’t sue over blocked minimum wage boost

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Fast food workers can’t sue the Alabama attorney general over a 2016 state law that blocked a minimum wage increase in the...

3 teachers suspended over text messages leaked online

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An Alabama school board voted to discipline three teachers accused of sharing offensive text messages about students that were later leaked online. The...

Governor Kay Ivey doesn’t plan to resign over blackface skit

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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said Tuesday that she should not have worn blackface in a college skit decades ago, but she does...

Alabama’s method of electing judges has been challenged

A federal judge will hear arguments Wednesday in a voting rights lawsuit challenging Alabama’s system of statewide elections for appellate courts, a...

Aide says Donald Trump’s critics should focus on problems back home

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A top White House aide said Sunday that President Donald Trump, frustrated by the Democrats' unrelenting investigations and talk of impeachment, swung...

2020 election to test if democrats can draw multiracial coalition

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When Barack Obama was on the ballot in 2008 and 2012, there was no question that Terrance Holmes would vote for the...

Lawsuit challenges Alabama’s method of electing judges

Alabama’s practice of picking its appellate judges in statewide elections results in all-white courts in a state where one in four people...

NAACP suspends Hezekiah Jackson, Birmingham metro president pending investigation

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The national office of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) — the nation’s foremost civil rights organization — announced Wednesday the...

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