Tag Archives: Alabama

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Three States Make MLK Day a Joint Holiday with Leader of the Confederate Army

States remind residents about joint holiday with signs posted on government buildings

Arkansas, Alabama and Mississippi make Martin Luther King, Jr. day a joint holiday with Confederate…

By Courtney Connley

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Alabama State University Receives $1 Million in Grants for STEM

Grant allows ASU to enter STEM partnership with Tuskegee University and Auburn University

Alabama State University receives $1 million in federal funding to support student research opportunities in…

By Courtney Connley

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Alabama State University Marching Band Lands Reality Show

Life behind the scenes for award-winning HBCU band coming to A&E Network

Alabama State University’s Mighty Marching Hornets Marching Band lands a reality show on A&E Network.

By Courtney Connley

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Alabama Restricts Welfare, Requires Drug Testing for Applicants

The state passes four bills that can put serious limitations on applicants

The four bills are awaiting the signature of Gov. Robert J. Bentley

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Birmingham’s ’4 Little Girls’ May Receive Congressional Medal

The bombing ignited the Civil Rights movement

Congress considering Congressional Medal for 1963 Alabama church bombing victims

By Makkada B. Selah

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Scottsboro Boys Pardoned by Alabama Legislature

The death penalty case involving nine black boys was first heard in Scottsboro, Alabama

Alabama legislature votes unanimously to pardon the Scottsboro Boys

By Makkada B. Selah

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Supreme Court Hears Shelby County, Alabama On Voting Rights

Voting Rights Act to hit the floor of the Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court is voicing skepticism

By Black Enterprise

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‘Kiss My A**’: Lawman’s Letter to Ku Klux Klan Goes Viral

Attorney General of Alabama had a few choice words for the KKK in 1976

He wasn’t scared of the Klan at all.

By Makkada B. Selah

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Black Farmers in Alabama Sue the Federal Government for Discrimination

Will Obama come to their aid?

Black farmers in Alabama say loans were offered to white farmers that were not offered…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Isolation of HIV Positive Inmates in Alabama Under Review

Inmates say they feel like lepers

A federal judge will soon be deciding if it’s legal to isolate inmates with H.I.V.…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Alabama Unemployment Highest In 26 Years

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s unemployment rate has risen to 11 percent — a 26-year…

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