Comedian and radio host Rickey Smiley revealed funeral plans for his oldest son, Brandon, less than a week after the 32-year-old died.

Randall Woodfin, 36, a school board member and city prosecutor, on Tuesday won Birmingham, Alabama's mayoral election by connecting with young voters.

President Barack Obama formally established the Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument, Freedom Riders National Monument and the Reconstruction Era National Monument Thursday.