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Sit-in anniversary to be marked in Montgomery

An event next week will honor university students who led a 1960 sit-in at a whites-only courthouse lunch counter. Alabama State University said in a...

Alabama prison system ordered to report mental health segregation data

On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson issued an order for the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) to report how many inmates with mental illnesses...

RNC commemorates Rosa Parks and the Montgomery, Ala. bus boycott

Dec. 5 marks the 61st anniversary of the Montgomery, Ala. bus boycott, which began in the days following Rosa Parks' arrest after she refused to give up...

Rosa Parks wouldn’t give up her seat on the bus, 61...

61 years ago today, on Dec. 1, 1955, while riding home from her job as a department-store seamstress Rosa Parks became a part of American history when...

Tuskegee Airmen receive Congressional Gold Medal

Five members of the famed Tuskegee Airmen were honored with Congressional Gold Medals during a Veterans Day ceremony held at the National Warplane Museum on Friday. Since...

Birmingham delegation asks White House for civil rights national park

In the spring of 1963, the eyes of the world were fixed upon Birmingham as protesters took to the streets in mass marches, demanding an end to...

New study reveals Alabama among the most educationally segregated states in...

A new national study reveals Alabama is among the most educationally segregated states in America, with many of its schoolchildren enrolled in high-poverty school...

Hillary Clinton to speak at Montgomery bus boycott anniversary event

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is traveling to Alabama to mark the 60th anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Clinton will speak Tuesday morning at...
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