Attorney General Steve Marshall said in a statement that the move violated a new law that prohibits local officials from removing historical structures, including Confederate monuments, that are more than 40 years old.
By Joshua Barajas
Last September, a federal court in Alabama ruled that the disciplinary practices used by the Birmingham Police Department toward high school students were unconstitutional. The police department’s appeal will be heard next month. Ebony Howard, the lawyer who filed the…
By PBS NewsHour
Remembering Civil Rights figures on the 50th anniversary of the Birmingham bombing.
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