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Troy University names building for civil rights icon John Lewis

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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...

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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.

Will Dismukes resigns as pastor after celebrating KKK leader

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Rep. Will Dismukes resigned as pastor of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Prattville.

Chris Elliott: There’s still work to be done

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Chris Elliott takes issue with Will Dismukes’ controversial Facebook post from earlier this week.

John Lewis mourned as ‘founding father’ of better America

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Former President Barack Obama called Lewis “a man of pure joy and unbreakable perseverance” during a fiery eulogy that was both deeply personal and political.

Donald Trump floats idea of election delay, a virtual impossibility

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The date of the presidential election is enshrined in federal law and would require an act of Congress to change.

Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis lies in state at Capitol

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In a solemn display of bipartisan unity, congressional leaders praised Democratic Rep. John Lewis as a moral force for the nation on...

Lawmaker criticized for honoring Confederate, KKK figure

An Alabama lawmaker is facing sharp criticism, including a call to resign, for participating in a celebration marking the birthday of a...

Terri Sewell: Remembering our beloved John Lewis

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This past week has been one of the hardest weeks of my life. The loss of Congressman John Lewis, a Civil Rights...

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