By 1930, there were only four black lawyers in the entire state.
Legendary local attorney, Fred Gray, has spent his career at the forefront of civil rights cases that
have helped changed the world. During 2021, he found himself still leading the charge.
The juvenile court records of Montgomery civil rights pioneer Claudette Colvin have been expunged, according to The Colvin Family Legacy.
Alabama News Network was invited to attend civil rights attorney Fred Gray’s 91st birthday celebration in Tuskegee.
The Alabama attorney general’s office says the City of Montgomery owes a $25,000 for changing the name of Jeff Davis Avenue, named after Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
The name of Confederate President Jefferson Davis came down from a street in Montgomery and was replaced by the name of civil rights attorney, Fred D. Gray.
Montgomery County District Attorney Daryl Bailey says he supports the efforts of Mayor Steven Reed to erase the arrest record of Claudette Colvin.
The City of Montgomery has announced a ceremony to rename Jeff Davis Avenue for noted civil rights attorney Fred Gray.
The Montgomery City Council has unanimously approved renaming Jeff Davis Avenue in honor of attorney Fred D. Gray.
Macon County officials have announced that they have filed a lawsuit in state court over the Confederate statue in Tuskegee’s town square that some want to be removed. The question has been over who owns the land where the statue stands.