Alabama

Opinion

Opinion – Alabama to Araucanía: Racial Polarization Looks the Same

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] In the USA, the GOP’s share of the white vote is highest in states with the most blacks. Whites in northern states

Criminal Justice Reform

Juvenile lifer who set precedent sentenced to life again

Evan Miller was just 14 when he committed the slaying that sent him to prison. In reviewing his case, the U.S. Supreme Court banned mandatory life without parole sentences for juveniles — saying judges and juries should consider the special factors of youth — a decision that eventually led to inmates across the country getting

Politics

GOP firebrand US Rep. Mo Brooks enters Alabama Senate race

U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, a conservative firebrand and staunch supporter of former President Donald Trump who has come under fire for remarks he made preceding the attack on the U.S. Capitol, joined the Alabama GOP primary field on Monday to replace Sen. Richard Shelby. The north Alabama Republican announced his entry into the race at

History

Holy Cow! History: The Three Forgotten States of America

Photo: The Kingdom of Callaway flag If you’re of a certain age, you remember being herded onto a school stage for a patriotic assembly and warbling “Fifty Nifty United States” to beaming parents. “Fifty, nifty, United States from thirteen original colonies,” the song cheerfully began. There wasn’t much to it beyond rhyming “fifty” and “nifty.” It

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