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Mobile Civil Rights Activist Jerry Pogue Dies at 80

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

Mardi Gras in Mobile Has Become a Circus

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Catherine Bullock Rainey – Arts Editor – With the glamor of a Broadway show and the ambience of a carnival, Venardos Circus brings a whole new light to entertainment and the festivities of Mardi Gras. “We are proof that the circus is not coming to an…

Cirque du Mardi Gras Comes to Mobile Art Space

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Catherine Rainey – Arts Editor – While Mardi Gras in Mobile holds its own captivating charm, another spectacle will take place during the long-standing tradition this year. In early February, Venardos Circus and Alabama Contemporary Arts Center, formerly Space 301, are collaborating by putting together…

President-Elect Donald Trump Ends ‘Thank You’ Tour in Mobile

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — Television celebrity president-elect Donald J. Trump ended his “victory tour” or “thank you tour” where his campaign took off 16 months ago, before an adoring crowd of average, working class “conservative” Republicans at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in the home town of…

President-Elect Donald Trump to Bring ‘Victory Tour’ to Mobile

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — President-elect Donald J. Trump is planning to bring his “victory tour” or “thank you tour” to Mobile on Saturday, Dec. 17. The event will take place at ​Ladd–Peebles Stadium beginning at 3 p.m. You can obtain tickets here. This was…

Demonstrations Planned Against Offshore Oil Leases in New Orleans

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…EDITOR’S NOTE – For info about a free roundtrip bus on Saturday from Mobile to this demonstration go to the Facebook event page for Gulf Coast Interdependence Day. You can sign up as a volunteer and RSVP to attend and find out details about the bus and…

A Killing by Police Leaves Mobile on the Brink

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By David Underhill – MOBILE, Ala. – Mobile may soon appear on the list that already includes Ferguson, Missouri, Baltimore, New York, Cleveland, Chicago, and less famous places lately in the news, because their people were slain in the streets by police sworn to serve and protect…

Artist to Perform WWII Japanese Internment Show Sunday

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… Kimi Maeda’s solo performance, Bend, tells the true story of two men interned in a Japanese American internment camp during World War II: Maeda’s father, an Asian Art historian who suffered from dementia at the end of his life, and the subject of his research, Isamu…

Are You Tired of the Freak Show Yet?

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — It’s beginning to look a lot like spring on the Gulf Coast. Today is the day clocks will spring forward and give us an extra hour of sunlight. But that does not mean all is…

Apple CEO Tim Cook From South Alabama Stands Up to FBI

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — If Apple CEO Tim Cook was an anti-gay activist judge like Judge Roy Moore, an openly Christian conservative Republican like Richard Shelby and/or a football star like Kenny “Snake” Stabler, there would be a bronze statue of him in his…