At the age 22 in 1983, Alvin Kennard was arrested and convicted of stealing $50.75 from a bakery in Bessemer, Alabama. The theft led to Kennard being arrested and charged for the crime, rightfully so. The unjust part came once he was convicted, following his conviction for stealing $50.75, Kennard was sentenced to life in […]

KD will not play in Games 3 and 4 of NBA Western Conference finals. What about the rest of the series?

17-year-old KeAndre Wilkerson was assaulted by police during Christmas weekend.

The United Nations launched an investigation this year to report on extreme poverty in the U.S., visiting towns in Alabama, California, Puerto Rico, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C., and as expected, the results thus far are extremely bleak. “Some might ask why a U.N. Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights would visit a […]

A debate has reignited about whether voter ID laws suppress the Black vote.

Charles Barkley pledged $1 million to Black women business owners in Alabama after their votes secured Doug Jones' Senate election.

L    ast night in Alabama, Doug Jones defeated Roy Moore to become the first Democrat in the state to win a Senate seat in 25 years. In the months leading up to the election, the media portrayed the contest as a defining moment for America, one that would test the bounds of voters’ sense […]