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Governor Kay Ivey of Alabama has made Juneteenth a state holiday, mandating that all state workers have the day off. But her spokesperson had said that Alabama's state legislature has to decide whether to make the move a permanent one.

According to a local news channel, FOX 10, reports that the Mobile, Alabama rapper born Nashon Jones was apprehended on Monday morning in connection to a shootout, for which there had been a warrant out for his arrest.

HoneyKomb Brazy has suffered a major loss in his life and the story is just out of this world. According to reports his grandparents allegedly were victims of barbaric street warfare. On Wednesday, February 17 Tony Lewis and Leila Lewis perished in a house fire at their home on Dr. Thomas Avenue in Mobile, Alabama.

The longtime college football coach joined the march with players from his team and other students at the institution.

At the site of the so-called "Bloody Sunday" incident which changed the course of history in the nation, the heroic congressman and civil rights icon was properly honored.

An Alabama police officer is under fire after body-slamming a woman in a local Wal-Mart for refusing to wear a mask.

In one of the most bizarre and horrific shooting cases in some time, a Black Alabama woman has been charged with manslaughter after she was shot by a woman while she was five months pregnant in December 2018. Marshae Jones lost the baby and the shooter, another Black woman, had her charges dismissed.

Travis Scott‘s opinion on issues of race have been questionable over the years. But, where women’s rights are concerned, the rapper seems to be placing himself on the right side of an issue that’s upending the country: anti-abortion legislation.

OMB Peezy is becoming one of the game’s rising young rappers and with that burgeoning fame comes the requisite hate. After rocking in his hometown of Mobile, Ala., OMB Peezy was shot but he was not critically injured and appears to be on his way back to the music.

The practice of lynching in America disrupted the lives of thousands of Black American families for centuries, and now those victims will forever be remembered. The National Memorial for Peace and Justice opened this week in Alabama, and already many are realizing the impact it can have on conversations about racial tensions that exist today.

No matter where one looks across the late Tupac “2Pac” Shakur‘s vast catalog, it’s almost universally understood that his track “Dear Mama” is a positive reinforcement of motherhood dedicated to his mother, the late Afeni Shakur. However, a teacher in Alabama referred to the track as “n*gger” music and has since resigned after an earlier […]

Roy Moore‘s attempt to wrangle the U.S. Senate seat to represent the state of Alabama has been officially deaded, this after officials declared Doug Jones the rightful winner. Moore, who has been dogged by accusations of dating underage girls, tried legal maneuvers and failed to concede to Jones after losing the first time.