For her new project "Whitman in Alabama," Jennifer Crandall spent two years crisscrossing the state and asking Alabamians to recite Whitman to find the threads that tie us together as a nation.
By Christopher Booker, Connie Kargbo
The Affordable Care Act mandated that all Americans obtain health insurance and created marketplaces, also known as exchanges, to facilitate coverage for the uninsured. But now, enrollees in five states, including Alabama, have only one option for insurance. PBS NewsHour…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The justices ruled that Republicans who controlled the state legislature and governor's office in 2011 placed too many African-Americans in the two districts. The result was to weaken African-American voting strength elsewhere in North Carolina.
By Kim Chandler, Associated Press
Alabama's GOP-dominated legislature redrew legislative maps Friday under court order to fix racial gerrymandering.
By Associated Press
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley resigned and pleaded guilty on the first day of a legislative hearing that could have led to his impeachment.
A federal lawsuit maintains that limiting how much teachers can talk about LGBTQ issues, often referred to as "no promo homo" laws, contributes to the harassment of students.
By PBS NewsHour
It’s the first day of confirmation hearings for President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet. Attorney general nominee Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions spent the day before the Senate Judiciary Committee defending his views on race and civil rights and separating himself from the…
The NAACP mounted protests across Alabama on Tuesday against the president-elect’s nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general, including at the senator’s office, where NAACP president Cornell Brooks and others staged a sit-in. Alison Stewart speaks with Sari Horwitz…
By Joshua Barajas
Police arrested six protesters, including the national NAACP president, after they spent hours staging a sit-in Tuesday at a Mobile, Alabama, office of Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for U.S. attorney general.
Lynchings -- unlawful executions used to terrorise and subdue black communities into passivity -- are perhaps one of the least discussed legacies of slavery and the Jim Crow South. A new memorial in Montgomery, Alabama, will commemorate victims of these…
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