Alabama

Nika Knight, staff writer
Alabama's notoriously inhumane and overcrowded prisons are to be investigated by the U.S. Department of Justice, in an unusual move the agency announced late Thursday. "Only the most egregious of conditions would prompt the federal government to open a major investigation into the state's prison system," said Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore on Friday was suspended for the...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"This should send a clear message that communities of color, advocates and allies are fighting back and yielding results from North Carolina to Georgia, Wisconsin and across the country," said Judith Browne Dianis, executive director for the Advancement Project. (Photo: Memphis CVB/cc/flickr)
With less than two months to go before the U.S. presidential election, a number...