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Student Loan Debt

Student Loan Debt Is Now More Than $1.3 Trillion

Do you live in New York? You are more likely to have a higher loan…

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Required Reading — What Do Books Say About Us?

A country’s choices may indicate what it values

Last month the website posted a list of books that students are required to…

By Robin White Goode

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The Push To Preserve Black History in Birmingham

Important landmarks in the civil rights movement must be preserved

Thousands are calling on elected officials to approve the creation of a National Civil Rights…

By Selena Hill

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Alabama State Rep. Anthony Daniels

My Six-Figure Student Debt Nightmare

Alabama State Rep. Anthony Daniels shares his story

Don’t get me wrong. I value my higher education. I empathize with our colleges and…


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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

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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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Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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