Tag: Alabama

Alabama Police Department Disbanded After Police Officer Sends Racist Text Message

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Dan Reynolds Photography / Getty Imagine you’re a racist and your act of racism is so bad that you don’t just lose your job, but your entire place of employment gets disbanded. Seems far-fetched right? MORE: Video Shows Alabama Cop Wrestling With White Man Resisting Arrest. No Shots Were Fired Such […]

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Maps in Four States Were Ruled Illegal Gerrymanders. They’re Being Used Anyway.

WASHINGTON — Since January, judges in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana and Ohio have found that Republican legislators illegally drew those states’ congressional maps along racial or partisan lines, or that a trial very likely would conclude that they did. In years past, judges who have reached similar findings have ordered new maps, or had an expert […]

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At Least 4 Players on Alabama’s ’60s Football Teams Had CTE

The repercussions of C.T.E., which cannot be definitively diagnosed until after a person’s death but is routinely found in football players when researchers are allowed to conduct post-mortem examinations, can be jarringly conspicuous: episodes of confusion and memory loss, spasms of anger and argument and steep declines in communication and decision-making skills. “You just see […]

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At Least 4 Players on Alabama’s ’60s Football Teams Had CTE

The repercussions of C.T.E., which cannot be definitively diagnosed until after a person’s death but is routinely found in football players when researchers are allowed to conduct post-mortem examinations, can be jarringly conspicuous: episodes of confusion and memory loss, spasms of anger and argument and steep declines in communication and decision-making skills. “You just see […]

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Alabama Takes From the Poor and Gives to the Rich

In states like Alabama, almost every interaction a person has with the criminal justice system comes with a financial cost. If you’re assigned to a pretrial program to reduce your sentence, each class attended incurs a fee. If you’re on probation, you’ll pay a fee to take your mandatory urine test. If you appear in […]

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Alabama Girl Becomes Youngest Black Med Student in US History

“I graduated High school LAST YEAR at 12 years old and here I am one year later. I’ve been accepted into Med School at 13. I’m a junior in college. Statistics would have said I never would have made it. A little Black girl adopted from Fontana California. I’ve worked so hard to reach my […]

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Video Shows Alabama Cop Wrestling With White Man Resisting Arrest. No Shots Were Fired

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Susan Chiang / Getty At this point, saying “there are two Americas” is like saying “raisins don’t go in potato salad. It’s true, but it’s a dead horse we’ve been beating forever and white Areirica just keeps dismissing it. (In fact, it just keeps adding more raisins to the salad.) Still, […]

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