Andrew Yeager appears in the following:
Thursday, October 08, 2015
Alabama closed 31 part-time driver's license offices last week due to budget cuts. That leaves many rural residents without a place to obtain driver's licenses — licenses that double as voter IDs.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
U.S. Steel says it plans to close a major operation in Birmingham, Ala. More than 1,100 people are expected to lose their jobs in an area that has long been a center of the region's steel industry.
Friday, March 06, 2015
Some of the most iconic images of marchers being attacked by Alabama state troopers at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in 1965, were captured by a white photojournalist who stumbled onto the historic events.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
The University of Alabama-Birmingham canceled their football program for this year but the school is considering bring it back. We discuss what the story says about college football.
Sunday, January 11, 2015
At a free screening of the film in Selma, Ala., many in the audience — both black and white — had firsthand connections to the history portrayed on the screen.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Fifty years ago Sunday, the Supreme Court told Ollie's Barbecue in Birmingham, Ala., that the government had a right to order it — and all restaurants — to seat African-Americans.
Saturday, December 06, 2014
Mention moonshine and you might think of an illegal backwoods still carefully hidden to evade authorities. But recently, legal distilleries have been popping up in a white lightning renaissance.
Saturday, September 20, 2014
A federal judge in Alabama is facing mounting calls for his resignation. U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller was arrested in August for allegedly beating his wife.
Friday, July 12, 2013
Mary Hamilton, a field secretary for the Congress of Racial Equality, was arrested at an Alabama protest and refused to answer the judge unless he called her "Miss." It was custom for white people to get honorifics, but black people were called by first names.
Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Lawyers for Jefferson County, Alabama, and its creditors have reached a deal to end what is the largest municipal government bankruptcy in U.S. history. Both sides were in court earlier Wednesday to hash out the details.
Monday, March 04, 2013
Thousands of people marched across a bridge in Selma, Alabama, Sunday — a reenactment of what's known as "Bloody Sunday." In 1965, civil rights protesters attempted to march from Selma to Montgomery but were quickly met by police. Bloody Sunday galvanized support for the Voting Rights Act. This year's commemoration comes just days after the U.S. Supreme Court heard a challenge to a portion of the law.