U.S. Thousands Of Rights Advocates Against Alabama Abortion Law

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Abortion rights activists in Mobile, Alabama carried posters and chanted slogans on Sunday against the state's new law that bans nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and [...]

All-American Torture Camps, It’s Raining Plastic & Oil Companies Dig It

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

Human rights violations are rife in Alabama prisons – meanwhile, the Alabama Department of Corrections continues to overcrowd these torture centers while blaming mistreatment on staff shortages. [...]

People In Alabama Prisons Are Shackled To Buckets For Days On End

By Ella Fassler, Truthout.org -

On March 25, 2019, Christopher Caldwell reportedly found himself nearly immobile, shackled to a bucket at Limestone Correctional Facility in Alabama. His pant legs were taped up, and his belly, [...]

‘Resistance Can Be Fun’: Angela Davis Speaks In Alabama After Award Snub

By Abbey Crain, Al.com -

“I have never loved Birmingham as much as I love Birmingham tonight,” Dr. Angela Davis said to a crowd at Boutwell Auditorium in downtown Birmingham. Davis was greeted with a standing ovation, [...]

Co-Op Broadband Brightens Future Of Rural Alabama

By Cathy Cash, Electric.coop -

The future of tiny Brilliant, Alabama, just got brighter with a clear path to broadband. Thanks to Tombigbee Electric Cooperative, state leadership and funds from the U.S. Department of [...]

DOJ Investigating Violence And Rape Inside Alabama Men’s Prisons

By Kent Faulk, www.al.com -

By Kent Faulk for Alabama Media Group - The U.S. Department of Justice has launched an investigation into violence, rape, overcrowding and other problems within the men's prisons in Alabama, the [...]

Alabama Prison Guards Went On Strike This Weekend In Solidarity With Inmates

By Brendan O'Connor, www.jezebel.com -

By Brendan O'Connor for Jezebel - A group of guards at an Alabama prison went on strike this weekend, out of solidarity with inmates protesting overcrowding and unjust labor practices. Strikes [...]

Pipeline Leaks 250,000 Gallons, Causing States Of Emergency

By Alejandro Dávila Fragoso, www.thinkprogress.org -

By Alejandro Dávila Fragoso for Think Progress - A pipeline leak of at least 250,000 gallons of gasoline in a rural Alabama county is expected to affect fuel prices in the coming days across [...]

New Suit ‘Makes Clear Voting Discrimination Is Alive And Well’

By Andrea Germanos, www.commondreams.org -

By Andrea Germanos for Common Dreams - With Alabama's three highest courts failing to reflect its racial diversity, the state now faces a federal lawsuit alleging a violation of the Voting Rights [...]

Residents Of Eight Mile, Alabama, Call For Evacuation

By Julie Dermansky, www.desmogblog.com -

By Julie Dermansky for Desmog - Eight years after a mercaptan spill at a Mobile Gas facility in Eight Mile, Alabama, residents still affected by the spill are fighting back. “For years we have [...]

Expanded Suit Alleges Alabama Violated Voting Rights Act

By Anna Susman, www.popularresistance.org -

By Anna Susman for Popular Resistance - Birmingham, Ala. – A lawsuit filed in April against the state of Alabama for blocking Birmingham’s minimum wage increase expanded Thursday with the filing [...]

Alabama Rising

By Joe Keffer, www.ystansburyforum.com -

By Joe Keffer for The Stansbury Forum - On June 6th, North Carolina NAACP President and Moral Monday architect, the Reverend Doctor William Barber, captivated a racially and ethnically mixed [...]

Alabama Mom’s Charges Are Dropped, But Only After Arduous Battle

By Nina Martin, www.propublica.org -

By Nina Martin for Pro Publica - Sixteen months after her arrest, Katie Darovitz — one of at least 500 women prosecuted under Alabama’s toughest-in-the-nation chemical endangerment law — has had [...]

Alabama & Texas Take Side Of ExxonMobil In Climate Investigation

By David Hasemyer, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By David Hasemyer for Inside Climate News - The top law enforcement officials of Texas and Alabama are jumping in on the side of ExxonMobil, objecting to a racketeering investigation of the oil [...]

Striking Prisoners Accuse Officials Of Using Food As Weapon

By Alice Speri, www.theintercept.com -

By Alice Speri for The Intercept - ALABAMA PRISONERS WHO have been on strike for 10 days over unpaid labor and prison conditions are accusing officials of retaliating against their protest by [...]

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