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'Silence Patton': First Victim of the Cold War

Robert Orlando | Posted 08.23.2014 | Entertainment
Robert Orlando

Nearly 70 years after the untimely death of U.S. General George S. Patton, suspicions linger as to the nature and circumstances surrounding the demise...

Going Beyond the Headline

Dr. Dustin Swanger | Posted 12.11.2013 | College
Dr. Dustin Swanger

While having a society that is happy to blindly draw conclusions based upon short sound bites is politically advantageous, it may not be the society we want.

Movie Review: Lee Daniels' The Butler

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.13.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I walked away from Daniels' film deeply moved. As obvious as this film can be in its messages -- bigotry and racism: bad -- it still touches on moments of history from the recent past that need to be recalled, over and over.

Making Sense of the Artur Davis Saga

Glen Browder | Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics
Glen Browder

The strange saga of Artur Davis took an even stranger turn this week when "Alabama's Obama" switched parties and hinted that he'll run as a Republican in Virginia.

'Food Stamp Friday' Gives Needy A Deal At Alabama Nightclub

AP | Posted 03.30.2012 | Impact

BY AP/THE HUFFINGTON POST MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- A nightclub in Alabama's capital city has come up with a unique theme night involving food support fo...

African Americans and Latinos Unite in Alabama to Fight for Immigrant Rights

Voto Latino | Posted 05.12.2012 | Latino Voices
Voto Latino

Activists are alarmed to see the spirit of the civil rights movement being under attack by the newest face of discrimination: racial profiling of undocumented immigrants.

The American Promise: The Right to Vote

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

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.

Will The Help's Oscar Revive Interest in The Long Walk Home?

Peter Dreier | Posted 04.28.2012 | Home
Peter Dreier

In contrast to The Help, The Long Walk Home shows African-American maids as active participants in the civil rights struggle -- and remains a much more uplifting and hard-hitting movie about the plight and pluck of black domestic servants confronting racism.

David Lohr

Naked PETA Protestors Disguised As Corpses 'Wouldn't be Caught Dead Wearing Animal Skins'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.28.2012 | Weird News

Naked corpses on the streets of Montgomery, Ala., might mean the long-feared zombie uprising has begun and we poor humans might as well just prepare f...

Michael McLaughlin

A Grave Mistake: Daughters Say Funeral Home Lost Mother's Body

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 10.26.2011 | Weird News

Three sisters buried their mother in 2010, but they say she's not resting in peace after an Alabama funeral home allegedly lost her body. Jimmie L...

Passing Down the Blues in Alabama and Mississippi

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 08.01.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

Southerners love their blues the way we New Yorkers love our Broadway. And no matter where I go in the south -- Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, I can never get enough of the raw, gritty blues.

Taco Bell Meat Lawsuit Withdrawn

AP | By BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 06.18.2011 | Food

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- An Alabama-based law firm said Monday it has withdrawn its class-action lawsuit that sought to force Taco Bell to stop calling the ...

Remembering Rosa Parks

Nancy Snow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy Snow

Many will celebrate the memory of Rosa Parks today. The Civil Rights Movement continues to remind us of what one individual can do to create change.

Victims In $3.6 Billion Ponzi Protest Court Process

Andrew Kreig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrew Kreig

Victims of the $3.6 billion financial fraud by Minnesota businessman Tom Petters are justifiably angry about the federal victim-restitution process th...

The Peculiar Limits of Black Society in New York

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 01.14.2013 | New York
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Michael Henry Adams

Is there really such a thing as 'black society'? Many people certainly used to think so! Imagine, today we have one African American president an...

'Soul Of A Citizen' Excerpt: The Real Rosa Parks

Paul Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Paul Loeb

The full story of Rosa Parks reminds us that her tremendously consequential act, along with everything that followed, depended on all the humble, frustrating work that she and others had undertaken earlier on.

Princeton golfer injured in cart crash on Montgomery course

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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MONTGOMERY -- A elderly golfer from Princeton suffered serious injuries after a golf cart accident at Bedens Brook Country Club in Montgomery, pol...

"Transplant" Automakers Get Over $3.6 Billion in Subsidies; More Unions, Ralph Nader Comment

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

This post has the latest news on the billions in subsidies which off-shore transplant carmakers have received from state and local governments.