Michelle Love is a reporter with BirminghamWatch, a nonprofit, independent news site. WBHM and BirminghamWatch collaborate through a content-sharing partnership.
In Alabama, Blacks make up more than half of the state's inmate population. Some law professionals say racial bias spans from over policing of Black neighborhoods to criminal sentencing.
Health experts are warning about gathering with friends and family over the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.
A well-known activist who fought against injustice in poverty-stricken areas died last month from COVID-19.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has found that racial discrimination against Black children and youth can affect their health.