Tag Archive for Birmingham

Coalition for Immigrant Justice Raises Awareness

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…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…

Photographer Rowland Scherman Was There

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…He Shot Rock ‘n’ Roll Too EDITOR’S NOTE: We caught up with Scherman and got this story we ran on August 6, 2011 in The Locust Fork News-Journal. We re-run it here today because we are about to hook with Rowland again in New York on a…

Bernie Sanders Campaigns for President in Birmingham, Alabama

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Walter Simon – BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The last time I was in the vicinity of the Boutwell Auditorium in Birmingham was in the winter of 2012 at the occupy camp we set up, wrapping around the corner sidewalk of 20th and 5th avenue north in front…

Ten Years After: Goofy Shit Sells

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – How was I to know 10 years ago that we would end up where we are now? I was living in Alexandria, Virginia working for States News Service and free-lancing as a reporter for the likes of Time magazine…

Rumors of My Mother’s Demise Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – Rumors of my mother’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. But not without causing great harm. She’s not Mark Twain. Every time someone loads up their guns and goes on a shooting rampage in an office building, a school or…