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Sales at the Riverchase Galleria campus were down by $18.2 million in 2018, a 4 percent drop from 2017, according to a Hoover Sun analysis of tax records provided by the city of Hoover. Read more

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NAACP ACLU 2-20-19

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The attorney for the family of Emantic "E.J." Bradford Jr. said the attorney general and Hoover Police Department have 10 days to release the information before legal action is taken. Read more

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Protesters flag burn 2-5-19

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"Our lives still don't matter in the United States of America," protest leader Carlos Chaverst Jr. said. Read more

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Protesters at Hoover council 2-4-19

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Hoover officials cut off talks with Birmingham Justice League due to false statements, City Administrator Allan Rice said. Read more

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Numerous leaders involved in the protests have said their outrage is about much more than a single shooting death at the mall, as tragic as that is by itself. Read more

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Protesters have asked for clemency for misdemeanor crimes during protests, but City Administrator Allan Rice said no such offer was extended. Read more

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A leader in the Birmingham Justice League and a city official said the two sides had a productive meeting Monday and are seeking common ground. Read more

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One of the leaders of the protest said the security guards injured themselves. Read more

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Protest meeting 12-5-18

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"It's time to go to jail. We're going to do some arrestable actions," leader Cara McClure said. Read more

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Hoover council 12-3-18

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Other people upset about the shooting of a 21-year-old Hueytown man at the Riverchase Galleria by a police officer warned the protester not to put hands on the mayor. Read more

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Jackson gave the eulogy Saturday at the funeral of 21-year-old Emantic "E.J." Bradford Jr., who was shot and killed by a Hoover police officer Thanksgiving night Read more

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Riverchase Galleria die-in 11-20-18

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Protesters marched through the mall again and laid on the floor for 10 minutes near where Emantic "E.J." Bradford Jr. was shot and killed by a Hoover police officer on Thanksgiving night. Read more

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    Carlos Chaverst Jr., president of the Birmingham Justice League, spray-paints the words "Black Lives Don't Matter" on two U.S. flags before he set the flags on fire at Hoover City Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, to protest the attorney general's decision not to press charges against the Hoover police officer who shot and killed Emantic "E.J." Bradford Jr. at the Riverchase Galleria on Nov. 22, 2018.

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    Carlos Chaverst Jr., speaks during a press conference at Hoover City Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, regarding the attorney general's decision not to press charges against the Hoover police officer who shot and killed Emantic "E.J." Bradford Jr. at the Riverchase Galleria on Nov. 22, 2018.

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    Ben Crump, an attorney for the family of Emantic "E.J." Bradford Jr., speaks with his arms around family members during a press conference at Hoover City Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, regarding the attorney general's decision not to press charges against the Hoover police officer who shot and killed Bradford on Nov. 22, 2018.

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    Frank Matthews, a leader in the Birmingham Justice League, at right, on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, discusses how protesters are upset over the attorney general clearing a Hoover police officer of charges related to the officer's fatal shooting of a 21-year-old Hueytown man at the Riverchase Galleria on Nov. 22, 2019.

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    Iva Williams III, a leader in the Birmingham Justice League, stands with the stepmother of Emantic "E.J." Bradford Jr. during a press conference at Hoover City Hall in Hoover, Alabama, on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, regarding the attorney general's decision not to press charges against the Hoover police officer who shot and killed Bradford.

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    Carlos Chaverst Jr., president of the Birmingham Justice League, set two U.S. flags on fire in the parking lot at Hoover City Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, to protest the attorney general's decision not to press charges against the Hoover police officer who shot and killed Emantic "E.J." Bradford Jr. at the Riverchase Galleria on Nov. 22, 2018.

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