Alabama

A former astronaut was sentenced to four years in jail last week from a DUI incident that claimed the lives of two young Black girls in Alabama five years ago.

Medical and public health officials see the lingering fear of malicious government action in predominantly Black communities as a reason to move swiftly to address equity concerns.

An incident that occurred nearly three months ago goes viral.

Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer donated breathing monitors to hospitals in New York and Alabama.

Social entrepreneur Rodney Smith Jr. is providing Huntsville residents with free lawn mowing services and care packages amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Activists like Martin Luther King III want his death sentence commuted.

Talladega College opened a new museum that will house Amistad paintings worth $50 million.

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An Alabama mother is suing the Franklin County Board of Education for failing to discipline students and staff who racially discriminated against her.

A 9-year-old from Alabama purchased 100 sleeping bags and food for the homeless this holiday season.

80-year-old Donzella Washington made history by becoming the oldest person to graduate from Alabama A&M University.

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An Alabama man has been imprisoned for 38 years after stealing $9 under the state's Habitual Offender law.

The Alabama nonprofit Women of Refined Gold is empowering women to escape domestic violence.