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Alabama, Where Good Bills Go to Get Lynched

By Clete Wetli on March 5, 2021 | Opinion

Let’s be perfectly crystal clear here: The only monuments in question are CONFEDERATE monuments.

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Bill Requiring Black History Class In Schools Filed In Alabama

By Brent Wilson on December 22, 2020

Two Alabama House Democrats have filed HB7, a bill that would “require the completion, at a minimum, of a semester-long course studying the events of Black American history, including the history of…

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Accusation: AL County BoE Member Bret McGill Requested No “[N-Word]” Principals

By Brent Wilson on September 30, 2020

Limestone County School Board member Bret McGill has been accused of using a racial slur while instructing Mike Isley, the human resource director at the time, to not hire “any (n-word)”…

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Racist Alabama County Commissioner Still Has Job

By Brent Wilson on September 24, 2020 | Opinion

Dean Calvert, a Blount County Commissioner, should be an easy fix when it comes to 2020 problems. Yet he still collects tax payer dollars after calling an African-American contractor…

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Calling Out AL Rep. Will Dismukes

By Clete Wetli on July 29, 2020 | Opinion

Grand Dragoon Will Dismukes claims to be baffled by the public outcry. He simply doesn’t understand what all the fuss is about or why anyone would ask for his resignation.

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Young Republican Federation of Alabama Censures Dismukes, Calls For Resignation

By Brent Wilson on July 28, 2020

The Young Republican Federation of Alabama voted to censure Alabama State Rep. Will Dismukes (R-Millbrook), according to a statement posted on Facebook. The group also called on Dismukes to…

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Republican State Senator Clyde Chambliss Calls For Will Dismukes To Resign

By Brent Wilson on July 27, 2020

Republican State Senator Clyde Chambliss (R-Prattville) has called for the resignation of State Representative Will Dismukes (R-Millbrook) after Dismukes appeared at a celebration for Nathan Bedford Forrest, the first Grand…

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State Rep. Will Dismukes Honors Dead KKK Leader In Selma As John Lewis Mourned

By Brent Wilson on July 27, 2020

Update: The Alabama Democratic Party has issued a press release that again calls for Will Dismukes to resign.

“Will Dismukes has demonstrated yet again why he is unfit to hold public office,” Alabama Democratic Party…

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Offensive Twitter History For Valley, AL Council Candidate Bo Colley

By Brent Wilson on June 24, 2020

Bo Colley, a candidate for Valley, AL City Council District 1, extensively used the n-word on Twitter as well as other offensive words and phrases from 2014-2015. As of publication, a search of…

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Leaving the Confederacy Behind: A Love Letter to the South

By Matthew Tyson on June 14, 2020 | Opinion

If you know me, then you know that I am deeply, immensely proud of my southern heritage and upbringing. I believe the south is a special, magical place set apart for a special, magical people….

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