Race and Harley Barber: She will be remembered for her Nigger rant


“Say it; forget it. Post it regret it.” Social Media and the need to be noticed has ruined millions of lives.  Before social media we called a friend and ranted.  Today, I’m embarrassed for friends and family members who go online to vent and later get caught up in a storm when people disagree withContinue reading “Race and Harley Barber: She will be remembered for her Nigger rant”

Black Women kept out of University of Alabama’s white sororities


  BY PRACHI GUPTA/Salon Fifty years after The University of Alabama was desegregated, “the UA greek system is still almost completely divided along racial lines,” reports UA’s newspaper The Crimson White. Students Abbey Crain and Matt Ford have published a damning report alleging that the university’s alumnae and leadership still prevent black women from joining the school’sContinue reading “Black Women kept out of University of Alabama’s white sororities”

Immigration Law Hurting Alabama?


Costs mounting in state’s immigration debacle (editorial) HOW LONG can supporters of Alabama’s tough immigration law deny the mounting evidence that says the law is harmful and costly to the state? The newest proof comes from right here in our back yard. It was the decision by the Association of Departments of Family Medicine toContinue reading “Immigration Law Hurting Alabama?”