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Joe Biden marks ‘Bloody Sunday’ by signing voting rights order

A new executive order from President Joe Biden directs federal agencies to take a series of steps to promote voting access, a move...

Alabama university removes Wallace name from building

The University of Alabama at Birmingham has removed the name of four-term governor and presidential candidate George C. Wallace from a campus...

Steve Flowers: We lost some good ones this year

As is my annual ritual, my yearend column pays tribute to Alabama political legends who have passed away during the year. Sonny Cauthen...

Pandemic deaths and economic fallout are top Alabama story

A biological threat that once seemed far removed from Alabama dominated both state news and everyday life like nothing else in 2020....

Georgia audit to trigger hand recount of presidential vote

Georgia's secretary of state on Wednesday announced an audit of presidential election results that he said will trigger a full hand recount. Secretary...

Biden works to push Black turnout in campaign’s final days

Joe Biden was spending the final days of the presidential campaign appealing to Black supporters to vote in-person during a pandemic that...

Doug Jones fights for survival in Alabama as Tommy Tuberville coasts

Standing by a blue pickup truck at a rally near the birthplace of the late civil rights icon John Lewis,...

Troy University names building for civil rights icon John Lewis

The Troy University Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to rename historic Bibb Graves Hall — currently named for a former governor who had ties to the Ku Klux Klan— in honor of Lewis.

Barack Obama, in scathing Donald Trump rebuke, warns democracy on the...

Even in the heat of campaigns, former presidents are typically more restrained than other politicians in their criticisms of a sitting president.

State Rep. Will Dismukes facing theft charges from former workplace

Dismukes has recently faced sharp criticism, including a call to resign, for participating in a celebration marking the birthday of a Confederate general who was also an early Ku Klux Klan leader.



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