Debbie Elliott appears in the following:
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Scores of civil rights murders remain unsolved by states and the Department of Justice. NPR explores how many cases remain open and the consequences that arise when an attorney general decides to close a case.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
After more than 50 years, officials are closing the investigation into one of the most notorious murders of the civil rights era — the Ku Klux Klan killing of three Mississippi Freedom Summer workers.
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Orlando Strong has become a refrain in the city. Residents have pulled together in the wake of the attack.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Doctors, nurses and surgeons from the Orlando Regional Medical Center spoke out Tuesday about that terrible Sunday morning when dozens of nightclub shooting victims came to the hospital. A victim also described the scene inside the nightclub as the shootings happened.
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
One year after the deaths of a pastor and eight worshippers, the city's "Mother Emanuel" church is navigating its place as a symbol of the nation's ongoing struggle for racial justice.
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
It's been nearly a year since a gunman killed nine worshippers at a historic black church in Charleston, S.C. The attack shocked the community and exposed lingering racial tension.
Friday, May 27, 2016
Alabama has hit the trifecta of political scandal. Three top elected officials — one from each branch of government — are embroiled in controversy and could be forced from office.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its guidelines governing transgender students in schools.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Transgender activists were part of the movement to legalize same-sex marriage. Now their rights are a new focus as states try to restrict access to public bathrooms.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
The story goes that a woman decided to punish her cheating partner by heaping hot pepper on his chicken. It ended up tasting really good, and now the popularity of Nashville Hot Chicken is spreading.
Friday, April 22, 2016
Fueled by voter anger at a changing America, 50 years ago a pugnacious governor from Alabama made waves and got a lot of votes. Today, Wallace allies and family see Trump walking a similar path.
Thursday, March 17, 2016
After the killing of nine African-Americans in a South Carolina church last year, there's been a renewed push to take down Confederate symbols across the South. Still, not everyone agrees.
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
African-American voters have consistently supported the former senator and secretary of State in the South, says Ron Elving, and that appears to be the case again tonight.
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
One of the states voting Tuesday is Mississippi, where Donald Trump is looking for the kind of success he's had elsewhere in the Deep South. Ted Cruz would like to chip away at Trump's delegate lead.
Sunday, March 06, 2016
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Thursday, March 03, 2016
Tensions are high in Montgomery, Ala., where authorities have arrested a white police officer for murder in the fatal shooting of a black man. Local officials are calling for a federal investigation.
Friday, February 26, 2016
Even though Sanders is breaking through in many places, Democrats in Greensboro, Ala. say they feel a connection to Hillary Clinton.
Monday, February 22, 2016
Gulf states are starting to spend the first of billions from BP's settlements and fines for the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history — but not all the money is being used for restoration.
Monday, February 08, 2016
Most people think of New Orleans on Mardi Gras. But the pre-Lenten celebration has roots in another Gulf Coast city. Mobile, Ala., proudly bills itself as the "mother of mystics."
Thursday, February 04, 2016
Court-appointed lawyers say they are too understaffed and underfunded to handle the city's indigent caseload, so there's now a waiting list for felony suspects who can't afford their own lawyer.