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Researchers returning for assessment of last US slave ship

By Associated Press MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Researchers are returning to the Alabama coast near Mobile to assess the sunken remains of the last slave ship to...

Women’s Groups, Advocates Decry SCOTUS Leaked Roe Decision

“The leaked SCOTUS opinion on Roe V Wade will set women’s rights back generations,” Illinois Democratic Congresswoman Robin Kelly asserted. “Black women and those...

Autherine Lucy Foster, A Critical Figure in the Civil Rights Movement, Dies at 92

Autherine Foster “was the embodiment of courage,” said Rep. Chris England, D-Tuscaloosa, who chairs the organization. “As the first Black student to attend the...

Kamala Harris marks ‘Bloody Sunday’ anniversary in Selma

By Kim Chandler, Associated Press Vice President Kamala Harris visited Selma, Alabama, on Sunday to commemorate a defining moment in the fight for equal voting...

Supreme Court’s ruling on Alabama voting map could open the door to a new...

By Henry L. Chambers Jr., University of Richmond The U.S. Supreme Court’s order allowing Alabama to use a congressional map that critics say disadvantages Black...