Alabama

Alabama Still Paying For Relying On Slavery–Literally

Alabama Still Paying For Relying On Slavery–Literally

The nation, and particularly the South, is still paying the human cost of slavery–and probably will be paying it until the end of time. But in at least one state, the cost of using humans as property can be measured in real numbers. For most of the antebellum era, one of Alabama’s biggest sources of […]

Alabama’s Getting In On The ‘Bathroom Bill’ Party (VIDEO)

Alabama’s Getting In On The ‘Bathroom Bill’ Party (VIDEO)

There are several southern states joining North Carolina in passing transphobic bathroom laws. Unfortunately, Alabama is joining in on this party. The Alabama Privacy Act would require places with public restrooms or changing rooms that have single-person rooms, rooms for multiple people of the same gender, or rooms for people “irrespective of their gender” staffed by a bathroom attendant. […]

Sessions’ Attempt To Criminalize Free Speech Proves He’ll Make A Crap AG (VIDEO)

Sessions’ Attempt To Criminalize Free Speech Proves He’ll Make A Crap AG (VIDEO)

President-elect Donald Trump picked Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) to be his Attorney General. Sessions is a right-wing extremist who believes that the separation of church and state is unconstitutional. In 1996, Americans United For The Separation Of Church And State started a project to educate religious groups on the rules against political involvement. They told […]

Thousands Of Law Professors Oppose Jeff Sessions As AG (VIDEO)

Thousands Of Law Professors Oppose Jeff Sessions As AG (VIDEO)

Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama has been tapped by Donald Trump as his new Attorney General. The Republican Senator has a long and complex record, and that may be a problem for him. The Huffington Post reports that more than 1,300 law professors, representing roughly 180 law schools, oppose the appointment of Sessions to this key […]

WATCH: Civil Rights Activists Arrested For Protesting Incoming AG Jeff Sessions

WATCH: Civil Rights Activists Arrested For Protesting Incoming AG Jeff Sessions

Civil rights activists were arrested arrested Tuesday during a sit-in at the Mobile, Alabama, office of Republican Senator Jeff Sessions. The sit-in, organized by the NAACP, drew about two dozen people concerned over Sessions’ nomination as U.S. Attorney General. Sessions has long held controversial views on race. During a 1981 murder investigation, Sessions said he […]

AL Governor Considering Suspended RWNJ Judge For Senate (VIDEO)

AL Governor Considering Suspended RWNJ Judge For Senate (VIDEO)

Roy Moore is the suspended Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. Now that Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions has been appointed the Attorney General, someone has to finish out Jeff Sessions’ senate term. Roy Moore is on the shortlist for the position. The Governor, Robert Bentley, gets to decide who to put in that senate […]

Franklin Graham Shows Up For Trump After He Says ‘God Showed Up’ In Election (TWEET)

Franklin Graham Shows Up For Trump After He Says ‘God Showed Up’ In Election (TWEET)

You may recall that last week, Franklin Graham asked whether it was possible that God, not Russia, had hacked the presidential election in Donald Trump’s favor. It was a question that he himself had answered on the morning after Trump’s shocking victory, when he declared that it was nothing less than divine intervention. This latest tweet […]

BREAKING: Alabama Senator Who Said ‘KKK Are OK’ To Be NEXT Attorney General (TWEET/VIDEO)

BREAKING: Alabama Senator Who Said ‘KKK Are OK’ To Be NEXT Attorney General (TWEET/VIDEO)

President-elect Donald Trump has named Alabama Senator Jeff Beauregard Sessions to be the next attorney general of the United States. Sessions has been an outspoken fan of Trump’s “immigration” plans, which is to say that he likely wants to rid the country of undocumented people of any shade of color other than lily white. The […]

Even Alabama’s Pervy, Gropey Governor Can’t Support Donald Trump (VIDEO)

Even Alabama’s Pervy, Gropey Governor Can’t Support Donald Trump (VIDEO)

This weekend has been very eventful for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and the Republican party. Some unearthed video from 2005 had Donald Trump talking on a hot mic about how he kisses and fondles women. He thinks he can get away with it because he’s a “star.” Alabama Governor, Robert Bentley, who had a […]

Anti-LGBT Chief Justice REMOVED From The Bench For Issuing Orders Contrary To SCOTUS (VIDEO)

Anti-LGBT Chief Justice REMOVED From The Bench For Issuing Orders Contrary To SCOTUS (VIDEO)

The ignorant, bigoted, anti-LGBT Alabama Chief Supreme Court Justice, Roy Moore, has finally been suspended. It should’ve happened a long time ago. Moore has been suspended without pay, and he owes court costs. He faced judicial ethics charges after his ridiculous stunt when the same-sex marriage ruling came down. He sent out letters to all of […]

State Fights To Return Voting Rights To Convicted Felons (VIDEO)

State Fights To Return Voting Rights To Convicted Felons (VIDEO)

In Alabama, an important question is being raised; is it unconstitutional to bar people with prior felony convictions from voting? A lawsuit that was filed on September 26 believes the answer to that question is yes. Taking away the right to vote from people who have served time makes one question the purpose of a […]

Modern Slavery In Prisons So Bad That Guards Join Prisoners In Strike (VIDEO)

Modern Slavery In Prisons So Bad That Guards Join Prisoners In Strike (VIDEO)

For nearly a month, inmates across the country have come together to protest modern slavery. It began on September 9th in remembrance of the anniversary of the 1971 Attica prison uprising in New York. During the Attica prison uprising, prisoners took guards hostage and took control of the prison for four days. Media flooded the […]

TRAGIC: A 7-Month-Old Child Died In A Car At Marshall Space Flight Center (VIDEO)

TRAGIC: A 7-Month-Old Child Died In A Car At Marshall Space Flight Center (VIDEO)

A seven-month-old child died after being left in a hot car at Marshall Space Flight Center at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. Officials are investigating. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Redstone Arsenal officials are conducting the investigation. The parent was going to drop the child off at the daycare center on base before they headed to […]

Gas Suppliers Scrambling As Busted Pipeline Causes Shortages On The East Coast (VIDEO)

Gas Suppliers Scrambling As Busted Pipeline Causes Shortages On The East Coast (VIDEO)

A gas leak has led to a pipeline being closed in the Birmingham area, putting gas suppliers in a slight bind. This is causing many gas shortages all along the East Coast. The Colonial Pipeline in Shelby County, Alabama has been closed since September 9. There has been a 250,000-gallon leak in the area. This pipeline […]

Alabama Schools Paddled Over 19,000 Kids In One School Year (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Alabama Schools Paddled Over 19,000 Kids In One School Year (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Most schools in the U.S. have stopped the physical paddling of children. One of the few holdouts is my state, Alabama. During the 2013 – 2014 school year, Alabama spanked over 19,000 children. Rep. Terri Collins, R-Decatur said: “I don’t anticipate this being the focus of change that Alabama needs to move our student achievement […]

Pastor Threatens To Shoot High School Kids Who Don’t Stand For Anthem (VIDEO)

Pastor Threatens To Shoot High School Kids Who Don’t Stand For Anthem (VIDEO)

Oh, my Lord and Bless their hearts. Here is an article reported by RawStory about a man who will surely make you shake your head. Or make your head explode. Either way, here it is. There is a man in Butler County, Alabama. His name is Allen Joyner. This man likes to call himself a Christian. He […]

Professor Hilariously OWNS Student Who Called Him A ‘Faggot’ On Twitter (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Professor Hilariously OWNS Student Who Called Him A ‘Faggot’ On Twitter (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Generally, tweeting isn’t a good idea unless it is epically funny. One bad thing would be to sub-tweet hateful things to your professors. The student at The University of Alabama at Huntsville, who goes by Garret Ake had followed his genetics professor, Dr. Eric Mendenhall. I graduated from UAH in 2012, I promise y’all we […]

Ax-Wielding Man Accused Of Slaying 5 People In An Alabama Home Blames It On Methamphetamine

Ax-Wielding Man Accused Of Slaying 5 People In An Alabama Home Blames It On Methamphetamine

An ax-wielding man, Derrick Dearman, 27, of Leakesville, Mississippi who slayed five people inside an Alabama home has blamed his violent rampage on methamphetamine, according to CBS News. When Dearman learned that his 24-year-old girlfriend, Laneta Lester, was hiding in a home located in Citronelle, Alabama, after a domestic dispute, he followed her. After arriving […]

Alabama Mayor Goes Full Racist ‘I Lost. That N****r Won’ After Election Loss (VIDEO)

Alabama Mayor Goes Full Racist ‘I Lost. That N****r Won’ After Election Loss (VIDEO)

Of course, this is in my state. The Republican Mayor Patsy Capshaw Skipper of Midland City, Alabama lost her post to a Black candidate. Skipper got angry on Facebook after the election. One of her friends asked her how the election went, and she said: “I lost. The ni**er won.” Here is a screenshot of the […]

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