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Troy University Renames and Dedicates Building to the late Congressman John Lewis

by | November 16, 2020 In the 1950s, Troy University neglected to admit the late Congressman John Lewis but since then Read more

John Lewis, Civil Rights Icon, Dies at 80

| July 19, 2020
John Robert Lewis, civil rights icon and longtime Congressman, died on Friday after a six-month [...] Read more

Alabama College Students Host ‘COVID Parties’ to Purposely Infect Each Other

by | July 2, 2020
College students in Tuscaloosa, Alabama have organized “COVID parties” to purposely infect [...] Read more

What Do We Tell Our Children, Our Students?

by Quinton T. Ross, Jr. | June 3, 2020
For the past few days, I, like many others, have been viewing through the lens of the media, th [...] Read more

Music Icon Little Richard Will Be Buried at His HBCU Alma Mater

| May 18, 2020
Rock and Roll legend Little Richard, who died of bone cancer on May 9, will be buried on Wednes [...] Read more

U of Wisconsin-Madison Spring Breakers Test Positive for COVID-19

| April 2, 2020
The University of Wisconsin-Madison said that a group of students who went on spring break mid- [...] Read more

FAMU Professor Serves as Model for Rosa Parks Sculpture

by | December 8, 2019
Dr. Kimberly Brown Pellum, a Florida A&M University history professor,  served as the mode [...] Read more

Many Alabama Institutions Waive Application Fee Nov. 4-8

by | November 4, 2019
This week, as part of College Application Week, Alabama colleges and universities are waiving t [...] Read more

NFL Retired Player Michael Johnson Donates to Parent’s Alma Maters

by | October 15, 2019
Former National Football League (NFL) player Michael Johnson honored both of his parents, Thoma [...] Read more

Steven Reed Elected as First African American Mayor in Montgomery, Alabama

by | October 9, 2019
Steven L. Reed became Montgomery, Alabama’s first African-American mayor after beating out te [...] Read more

A New Trail in Tuskegee Commemorates the City’s Civil Rights History

by | September 4, 2019
A new trail – called the Civil Rights and Historical Trail – will run through the city of T [...] Read more

Alabama Governor Apologizes for Blackface Incident in College

by | August 30, 2019
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has apologized for wearing blackface during her senior year of college at [...] Read more

Scholars: Recent Abortion Bills Part of Larger History of Controlling Bodies

by | May 23, 2019
With the passage of the most restrictive abortion bill in the country last week, Alabama joined [...] Read more

A Charter Becomes Alabama County’s First Integrated School

by | August 15, 2018
This week, the rural University Charter School in Livingston, Alabama became Sumter County’s [...] Read more

Alabama College Ending Aquaculture Program After 27 Years

by Associated Press | June 25, 2018
An Alabama college is citing declining enrollment for a decision to ends its aquaculture progra [...] Read more