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HAPPENING NOW: NAACP Members Arrested After Sit-In Protesting Trump Nominee

January 3, 2017

These NAACP leaders know what they have to do to prevent Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions from becoming Donald Trump’s attorney general. And, after seven hours, they were arrested for refusing to leave Sessions’ office. and the naacp has good reason…

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‘Unacceptable Record’: Over 1100 Law Professors Pound Trump’s AG Pick With Defiant Letter

January 3, 2017

Trump’s Attorney General Pick Is Becoming A Lightning Rod Donald Trump’s pick for the next Attorney General of the United States is Jefferson Bureaugard Sessions III, named after the president of the Confederacy and a Confederate general. Sessions was the…

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High School Football Announcer Threatens Crowd: Stand For The Anthem Or ‘Line Up’ To Be Shot!

September 11, 2016

Flags are on the field at a football game in Alabama thanks to the wild, ignorant remarks of McKenzie High School sports announcer Pastor Allen Joyner of the Sweet Home Baptist Church—yellow flags, that is. Likely irked by the recent…

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EPA To Alabama’s Pregnant Women: Don’t Drink The Water

May 23, 2016

The next Flint? EPA warns pregnant women to avoid drinking Alabama’s water health advisory has been issued by the EPA for eight water systems in Alabama that contain two cancer-causing, man-made chemicals, according to the agency and the Alabama Department…

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Did The GOP’s SCOTUS Obstruction Just Let A Cop Killer Escape Justice?

May 14, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court deadlocked in a tie vote on Thursday night, sparing an Alabama death row inmate from execution. With the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, the court is now evenly split between liberal and conservative justices, and it denied…

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Transphobic Town: Use Birth Gender Bathrooms Or Do Six Months In Jail

April 28, 2016

Oxford, Alabama’s city council couldn’t do with simply joining the Target boycott in response to the retail giant issuing a “restatement of policy” regarding transgender customers and their use of bathroom facilities; the small town of little more than 21,000…

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Alabama Slashes Programs As GOP Gov. Spends BP Oil Spill Funds On Second Mansion

December 29, 2015

Why is Gov. Robert Bentley spending BP oil spill money on renovating a second governor’s mansion? Alabama’s GOP Governor Robert Bentley is using leftover BP oil spill settlement money from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster off the gulf coast to renovate a beachfront governor’s…

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Feds Probe Alabama’s Latest Assault On Black Voting Rights (VIDEO)

December 11, 2015

Voting rights? What voting rights? When Alabama closed 31 DMV offices back in October, civil rights groups raised concerns that this would impact voting rights. State officials claim they’re doing this because of budget shortfalls, but it looks more like the GOP-controlled state legislature…

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Not Qualified To Teach? Alabama’s 2014 Teacher Of The Year Resigns In Disgust

October 30, 2015

Unbelievable: This is how Birmingham treats their state’s Teacher of the Year? In yet another stunning example of unbelievable-crap-teachers-have-to-put-up-with, Ann Corgill resigned in disgust after Birmingham City schools claimed her teaching certificate “wasn’t valid.” AL.com reports the 2014 “Alabama Teacher of the…

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Alabama Passes Voter ID Law, Closes Issuing Offices In Black Counties (VIDEO)

October 1, 2015

Still think Voter ID laws aren’t meant to keep folks from voting? What other purpose can they possibly serve? Back in 2011, Alabama passed a voter ID law requiring Photo ID. For most Americans, that’s a driver’s license. Unfortunately for folks living…

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