Charles Barkley nails it on Alabama’s US Senate race

November 30, 2017

By Joey Kennedy
Alabama Political Reporter

In the special U.S. Senate General Election on Dec. 12 between Democrat Doug Jones and twice-ousted state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, I guess I’m with former Auburn University and NBA great Charles Barkley.

Before Saturday’s Iron Bowl, Barkley made it simple to reporters before the game won impressively by Auburn:

“I mean Roy Moore is running with (former Donald Trump aide) Steve Bannon as his right-hand man, who is a white separatist. I’m not even get(ting) into the women stuff, but … how can you be a white separatist and represent all the constituents in your state? I mean, everybody is going crazy over the sexual allegations. Roy Moore to me, when he brought in Steve Bannon, should have been disqualified.”

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Alabama Protesters Respond to Trayvon Martin Verdict

July 22, 2013

By Beth Clayton
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY–Last week, hundreds marched in rallies in Birmingham and Montgomery to protest the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case and support changing “stand your ground” laws and taking a more serious approach to reducing violence.

The rallies in front of federal courthouses in more than 101 cities across the country are demanding that US Attorney General Eric Holder bring civil rights charges against Zimmerman.

There were two marches in Montgomery, one of which included about 500 activists carrying signs and chanting “Justice for Trayvon” as part of the National Action Network’s 100 City Vigil.
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