Tag Archive for Alabama

Attorney Files Legal Complaint Against Roy Moore for Predatory Sexual Activity

gettyimages-853873572-1-1280x720

By Glynn Wilson — MOBILE, Ala. — An attorney in Massachusetts has filed a formal legal complaint against U.S. Senate Candidate Roy Moore of Alabama for criminal acts, including “predatory sexual activity,” as well as dishonesty, fraud and deceit, engaging in conduct prejudicial to the administration of justice and for trying to intimidate witnesses, including…

The Final Breach of Judge Roy Moore is At Hand

gettyimages-853873572-1-1280x720

Video Link: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — Now that we have made “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” I think it is incumbent upon me to add a few editorial comments as material for future shows. First of all let me say for…

Learning the Lesson of the Birmingham Church Bombing

CHURCH BOMBING_2307036_213578

The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Sunday, September 15, 1963, when the bomb went off in the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in downtown Birmingham, I was only five-years-old about to turn six in October. My family lived just 15 miles northeast of the church in the suburbs, but oddly,…

Alabama Democrat Doug Jones Has A Chance to Be the Next U.S. Senator

90.jpeg

By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. – Democrats in bars and coffee shops around the nation’s capital and across Alabama are asking each other an implausible question: Is 2017 the year a Democrat might get elected to the U.S. Senate from the conservative state? The 63-year-old former federal prosecutor Doug Jones, who jailed a couple…

Coalition for Immigrant Justice Raises Awareness

22335356-standard-1

By James Rhodes – BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Victoria Siciliano, communications coordinator for the Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice, recently hosted a community informational forum at the Civil Rights Institute downtown. The primary purpose of the gathering was to raise awareness regarding the plight of the resident immigrants as well as to showcase their personal stories…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Exposed as a Partisan Hatchet Man

Jeff_Sessions-under-oath

The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — Partisan political prosecutions have a long history in the system of jurisprudence in the United States, in spite of what judges, lawyers and politicians want the public to believe. Republicans and Democrats have been guilty of it. Although over the past couple of decades,…

Republicans Rob Public Education Funding With Alt-Facts

fund_schools_now

EDITOR’S NOTE: Republican legislators in Montgomery are monkeying around again and turning more public education funding over to private schools. They claim 5,793 scholarships have been awarded under the Alabama Accountability Act, but numbers from the Department of Revenue show that only 127 people have asked for the tax credit allowed when a child is…

Mobile Civil Rights Activist Jerry Pogue Dies at 80

20120116_mlkday2

EDITOR’S NOTE: During the turbulent 1960s when the civil rights movement made Selma and Birmingham Alabama infamous, turning Martin Luther King Jr. of Atlanta and other activists into household names, including Fred Shuttlesworth of Birmingham, there were other activists in other cities who never became so well known. The political and business establishment of Mobile,…