Doug Jones

The news that Doug Jones was Joe Biden's choice for U.S. attorney general drew attention to the former Alabama senator's prosecution of KKK members who bombed a historic Black church in Birmingham that killed four little Black girls in 1963.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two new Democrats will be sworn into the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, narrowing the Republican majority and complicating efforts by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to advance the White House’s legislative agenda before the midterm elections in November. Doug Jones, the first Alabama Democrat elected to the Senate in a quarter century, is […]

Senator Doug Jones of Alabama has been sworn in as the states new Senator after a drama filled race with Roy Moore. Upon being sworn in, Jones hired Dana Gresham as his Chief Of Staff for his team. Gresham is an African-American and her appointment to this position stands for a lot in the Black community. Spencer Overton […]

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Republican Roy Moore filed a lawsuit to try to stop Alabama from certifying Democrat Doug Jones as the winner of the U.S. Senate race. The court filing occurred about 14 hours ahead of Thursday’s meeting of a state canvassing board to officially declare Jones the winner of the Dec. 12 special […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Once again, black women showed up for Democrats, with nearly all of them voting in Alabama for new Sen. Doug Jones, just as they did for Democratic candidates up and down the ballot in other states over the last few months. The same women, having proven their loyalty by voting 98 percent […]

The hashtag #BlackWomen is trending this morning because people are giving credit where credit is due in the defeat of accused child predator Roy Moore in Tuesday’s Senate special election in Alabama. Receipts published by The Washington Post showed that 98% of Black women voted for Democratic candidate Doug Jones in the traditionally red state. Early exit numbers indicate that […]

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual misconduct allegations. It was the first Democratic Senate victory in a […]

It’s hard to know a moment in history when you are in it. The human ability to grasp the weight and gravity and consequence of an event, while it unfolds, is fleeting. History, as it turns out, is seen most clearly in retrospect. For most of my adult life, I wondered why people didn’t do […]

12/121/17- Today is the Alabama Senate race between Doug Jones and Roy Moore and Chris is hoping that Alabama will show up. Who will it be? A man accused of sexual misconduct with young girls or a man who’s fought against racism and fought for justice. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up For […]

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Depending on who is making the case, Alabama’s special Senate election Tuesday is about either continuing the “Trump miracle” in Washington or allowing “decency” to prevail back home. At the center is Roy Moore — “Judge Moore,” to his supporters. The 70-year-old Republican was twice ousted as state Supreme Court chief […]

The Alabama Senate race between Democratic nominee Doug Jones and alleged sex offender Republican nominee Roy Moore is here is drawing to a close as it ends December 12, 2017.  It’s crunch time and the need to vote is important now more than ever. Roland Martin talks with Doug Jones about the race and how he plans […]