Daimler can say loudly to the lawmakers of Alabama that it will not stand for a repetition of history and it will not tolerate discrimination in the workplace. In doing so, the company will show that when it says it supports global, human and workers' rights, it means it.
While people in Mississippi were considering Proposition 26 and deciding whether fertilized eggs and embryos would be treated as entirely separate legal persons, a prosecutor and courts were addressing the same question behind the scenes, where voters have no role or voice.
On April Fools' Day Alabama's immigration law (HB 56) mandates E-Verify for all employers.
Lionel, how did you assemble your roster of country artists for your new album Tuskegee?
It's a continuing game of racial politics -- now played by both blacks and whites in more sophisticated manner without traditional perversities -- in a regional system still struggling with historic black-white disparities and tensions.
Why do I say that? I don't mean they are actually on the take. Too Third World. But they are fundamentally corrupt insofar as they tweak every decision they make that bears on politics in favor of the Republican party.
Recent PPP polling might tempt some to unearth hackneyed caricatures about Southerners and social issues. But in fact, there are fewer differences between Southern Republicans and voters overall than you might think.
Right now many states are attempting to put new voting restrictions in place that parallel all the old tricks and turn back the clock on civil rights to the days when voting was used as a tool for political control and exclusion.
A decision by a federal appeals court to block two major provisions of Alabama's immigrant law is a significant victory not just for immigrants but for the rights of all residents of Alabama.
It is imperative that we not only understand the fight against restrictive voter ID laws , but that we also acknowledge that racist, anti-immigration laws, like Alabama's HB56, is an assault on the very values that civil rights marchers stood for nearly 50 years ago.
Huntsville is a nice community filled with a ton of aerospace brainiacs, rich history and some great healthy food options.
Today, when voter ID laws have crept into dozens of states, and one of the toughest and most reprehensible anti-immigration bills passed in Alabama, we will gather once again in the deep South and march.
For the first time, local elected officials are talking about default or delay on loan payments, and about bankruptcy as a legitimate way out of their fiscal messes.
It's Leap Day! The date when by tradition, women can propose marriage to the men in their lives. Of course, women have been disregarding this for years, but today is a perfect excuse to buy a gift for your favorite guy.
Constitutional questions aside, the anti-immigrant laws in Georgia and Alabama are increasingly viewed as a failed experiment exacting intolerable human tolls, alarming economic costs and genuine political risks.