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SPLC calls legislation to recognize Juneteenth as federal holiday ‘long overdue’

A group of Senators on Friday announced legislation to make Juneteenth — a day to celebrate freedom in the Black community — a...

Attorneys: Alabama Making Little Progress in Prison Staffing

This follows a court order that state prisons increase staffing dramatically by 2022.

Southern Poverty Law Center employees vote to join union

Employees of Southern Poverty Law Center civil rights organization have voted to unionize, the SPLC announced Monday. The employees voted to join the...

Security camera catches people filming at lynching victim memorial

People carrying a white nationalist flag were caught on security cameras trying to film in front of a new memorial to lynching...

Montgomery city council to revisit law requiring panhandlers be jailed

The Montgomery, Alabama, City Council is revisiting an ordinance that requires panhandlers be jailed for at least two days. It has been...

Judge: Alabama has been ‘indifferent’ to isolated inmates

A federal judge said Monday that Alabama has been “deliberately indifferent” about monitoring the mental health of state inmates placed in the isolation of...

ADOC responds to SPLC’s claim state has prison suicide crisis

The Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) has responded to claims by the the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) that the state has a suicide crisis that demands...

Advocacy group: Alabama has prison suicide crisis

An advocacy group charged Friday that Alabama officials have failed to address a rising suicide rate in state prisons despite a federal court order...

Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes sues Montgomery-based Southern Poverty Law Center

Gavin McInnes, conservative provocateur and talk show host best known as the founder of the far-right fraternal organization known as the Proud Boys, on Monday filed 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...



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