Civil Rights Tuscaloosa

Task Force Uncovers Two Rare Items

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Dr. King preaching at First African Baptist Church, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Courtesy Edward Jenkins, photographer.

 


Courtesy Huntley Film Archives.

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King’s Road: A First-Hand Account Of Bloody Tuesday

Members of the Tuscaloosa Civil Rights History Task Force hosted guests from Utah State University April 5 – 6, 2018. Under the direction of Dr. François Dengah students traveled to several locations significant to the civil rights movement in the United States, including Tuscaloosa where they experienced the history, locations, and people of…

UA Students enrolled in a Southern memory course tell the stories of Tuscaloosa County lynching victims

July 28, 2017 “Dr. John Giggie describes the eras most Americans refer to as Reconstruction, the Gilded Age and the Roaring Twenties as periods of racial terror for a significant portion of the country’s population.” Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility

BBC Radio Scotland – Sunday Morning with …

BBC Radio Scotland Broadcasts Tuscaloosa – 1.The Early Civil Rights Years Tuscaloosa – 2. Bloody Tuesday Tuscaloosa – 3.Truth & Reconciliation

Two Free Concerts in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Community at a Glance   May 1, 2017 First African Baptist Church  Sing Sistah Sing!    May 2, 2017 First United Methodist Church  An Evening of Song & Reconciliation

New UA Class Reveals History of Local Lynchings

February 27, 2017 “TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — In the fall of 1933, Dennis Cross, a 50-year-old black man who was paralyzed from the waist down, was accused of sexually assaulting a white woman in Tuscaloosa.…” The University of Alabama News