Best of BirminghamWatch 2021

Best of BirminghamWatch 2021

Sources: Wikimedia Commons, Solomon Crenshaw Jr. and UAB

BirminghamWatch this week is revisiting its best and most popular work from 2021 in a series of packages on Race and Hate Crime, the COVID-19 Pandemic and Politics.


Alabama Population Shrinks Under Weight of COVID-19 Deaths

March 11, 2020: The Day COVID-19 Became Real for America, and What’s Happened Since

Schools Opening Short on Teachers Because of an Increase in Retirements

Federal COVID Relief Funds Enabled Churches and Other Religious Organizations to Pay Employees

Race and Hate Crime

Lady Justice Is Not Wearing a Blindfold

Alabama is Home to 20 Hate Groups, 838 Operate Nationwide, SPLC Says

A Lack of Hate or Lack of Reporting?: Alabama Has Reported Zero Hate Crimes in the Past Two Years


‘For everything there is a season’: Richard Shelby Declines Senate Reelection Run in 2022

Woodfin Reelected Birmingham Mayor in Landslide

Mt Brook Donations to Britt for Senate Signal Views from the GOP’s Business Wing

Sewell, Alabama’s Lone Congressional Democrat, Seeks to Strengthen Voting Rights, Defeat Party Infighting