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On this day in 1990, the city of Selma, Ala. once again became the epicenter of racial tensions after a city-wide school boycott. Students were angered at the firing of the city’s first Black school superintendent, Dr. Norwand Rousell, who lost his job after dismantling what he felt was a discriminatory policy. In 1987, Dr. […]

After a Black woman was caught stealing at a Victoria's Secret store in Alabama, workers asked two other Black shoppers to also leave.

An Alabama NAACP branch criticizes a grand jury's decision not to indict a Mobile police officer. The officer fatally shot a Black teen during a traffic stop, and many questions remain about the incident.

Twenty-four-year-old De'Launa Powell was shot and killed early Tuesday morning in Alabama.

An elderly Alabama man tied an alleged burglar to a tree. The intruder was dead when deputies arrived.

Family members of the victims are expected to attend the parole hearing, including Sarah Collins Rudolph, sister to Addie Mae Collins. Jones says he doesn't expect the parent's of Carol Denise McNair to attend, but AL.com reports her sisters will make an appearance.

An Alabama civil rights pioneer is laid to rest. Dr. Sonnie Hereford was determined to knock down the wall of school segregation.

Police claim Lewis and a friend left their five children at home while they went out to a local nightclub. The friend's 8-year-old son, who was babysitting, allegedly beat Kelci when she started crying, then placed her back in the crib.

Alpha Delta Pi sorority at Samford University defied authorities to print racially insensitive images on T-shirts. Social officials apologized to the school's community and launched an investigation.

Alabama police found themselves being taunted by a suspect after officials at the department published a wanted poster to its Facebook page. Roderick Hill, the suspect in question, responded to the poster and mocked the relatively mild charge the Linden Police Department are seeking him over, Mashable reports. The zany situation all began on Sunday […]

Two prison officials were stabbed, one nine times, but their injuries are not life-threatening.

The victim says Samuel H. McHenry II handcuffed and assaulted her after she was involved in a car accident he was sent to investigate.