Post Tagged with: "Alabama"


'Historic' Numbers of Black Women Running for Office in Alabama

‘Historic’ Numbers of Black Women Running for Office in Alabama

Will the Democratic Party give Black women the support they deserve?

Racist Voter ID Law

Transgender People Sue Alabama over Driver’s License Policy

Alabama is one of nine states that require transgender applicants to show proof that they have undergone gender-affirming surgery before they can switch their gender marker on driver's licenses.

Log Cabin Republicans Blindly Back Trump

Log Cabin Republicans Blindly Back Trump

As Trump’s GOP twists gay hating into “religious freedom,” LGBT Republicans are living in the Trump Twilight Zone.

Black Women Beat Trump's Pervert in Alabama Upset

Alabama Bill Would End Special Elections for U.S. Senate

House Bill 17 would require the governor to appoint someone to fill a vacancy for a U.S. Senate seat until the next general election.

Alabama Republican Party Stands by Moore

Alabama Woman Who Accused Roy Moore of Sexual Abuse Sues for Defamation

“By this lawsuit, I seek to do what I could not do as a 14-year-old — hold Mr. Moore and those who enable him accountable,” Leigh Corfman said in a statement.

The National Impact of the Election of Doug Jones

The National Impact of the Election of Doug Jones

Alabama state representative claims start of progressive movement.

Senate Swears In Democrats from Alabama, Minnesota

Senate Swears In Democrats from Alabama, Minnesota

Democrats trimmed Republicans’ edge in the chamber to 51-49 with the swearing in of two new lawmakers on Wednesday.

Doug Jones and Dana Gresham

Doug Jones Selects a Black Chief of Staff

Dana Gresham, a former Obama official, will be the only Black chief of staff for a Democratic senator.

Jones certified U.S. Senate winner despite Moore challenge

Jones Certified U.S. Senate Winner Despite Moore Challenge

Jones is the first Democrat in a quarter of a century to win a Senate seat in Alabama.

Roy Moore Alleges Fraud, Challenges Senate Election Result

Moore, an accused sexual predator, has refused to concede defeat in the election he lost to Democrat Doug Jones.

Doug Jones: It’s Time to ‘Move On’ From Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Trump

Doug Jones: It’s Time to ‘Move On’ From Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Trump

It’s time “to work with some real issues that are facing the country and not worry about getting at odds with the president,” according to Jones.

Pro-Trump Radio Host's Rumor Blacks Bused to Alabama to Vote Slammed on Twitter

Pro-Trump Radio Host’s Rumor Blacks Bused to Alabama to Vote Slammed on Twitter

“I rode in a multicolor WV Bus and voted 34 times (30 for Jones, 3 Michelle Obama, 1 for myself of course),” a Twitter user mocked.

‘We Can’t Let This Man Win’: Alabama State Rep. Says Black Voters Had Enough of Roy Moore

Laura Hall (D-Huntsville) talked with DiversityInc about Madison County's grassroots efforts to support Doug Jones in the senate race.

Alabama Win Thrills Democrats as Republicans Point Fingers

Alabama Win Thrills Democrats as Republicans Point Fingers

The stunning upset for Republicans narrowed their majority in the Senate to 51-49.

Black Women Beat Trump's Pervert in Alabama Upset

Black Women Beat Trump’s Pervert in Alabama Upset

Black voters turned out at a higher percentage than in the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections, taking a stand preventing Roy Moore’s retro racism to represent their state.

Roy Moore Said Ending Slavery, Giving Women Right to Vote Is Part of America’s Problem

Moore, endorsed by Trump, said amendments after the 10th "have completely tried to wreck the form of government that our forefathers intended."

Roy Moore’s Sexual Misconduct ‘Common Knowledge’ Locals Say

The Last Time America Was Great ‘We Had Slavery’ Says ‘Banned by the Mall’ Retro Nutcase Roy Moore

In response to a Black person’s question at a rally, the Republican Alabama Senate nominee fondly recalled the era when Blacks were enslaved. Also linked Voting Rights Act to “problems.”

Alabama Democrat Turns Up Attacks on Roy Moore

Alabama Democrat Turns Up Attacks on Roy Moore

“I believe these women and so should you,” said Doug Jones, Moore’s Democratic challenger, of the women accusing Moore of sexual misconduct.

Alabama Republican Party Stands by Moore

Trump Backs Accused Sexual Predator Roy Moore for Alabama Senate

Trump said Republicans needed Moore even as other Republicans have backed away from the candidate.

Roy Moore’s Sexual Misconduct ‘Common Knowledge’ Locals Say

Trump Defends Moore

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other prominent lawmakers have pressed Moore to quit the race.

Alabama Republican Party Stands by Moore

Alabama Republican Party Stands by Moore

In the past week, multiple women have accused Moore of sexual improprieties or unwanted romantic advances they said occurred when they were teenagers.

Roy Moore Drew $180,000 Annual Salary for Part-time Work from Charity ‘Foundation for Moral Law’

Moore Discredits Women, Plays Victim: ‘I Am Suffering’

Moore and his attorney launch a smear campaign against his victims.

Roy Moore’s Sexual Misconduct ‘Common Knowledge’ Locals Say

Four More Women Accuse Moore of Unwanted Advances, Sexual Misconduct

A total of eight women have accused Moore of sexual improprieties.

Roy Moore, Alabama’s Extreme-Right Candidate for Senate Is Anti-LGBT, Pushed Birther Movement

Roy Moore: ‘New Rights’ Were Created in 1965 and ‘Today We’ve Got a Problem’

Moore did not explain whether he was referring to landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 or a more obscure SCOTUS ruling on school prayer.