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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Media Attention

Great Day Tuscaloosa interview, Kip Tyner, March 20, 2019 Druid City Living article, April 16, 2019 Civil rights history organization opens trail Tuscaloosa News article, April 25, 2019

The Trail & Brochure are Ready!

The Tuscaloosa Civil Rights History Trail brochure has been published and phase one of the trail is open. The marker signs are yet to be installed, but the brochure and map will guide you to each location and its significance. You may find the online versions under the “On The…

Additional BBC Recordings on Civil Rights

Interviews with Andrea Baker Truth and Reconciliation, August 26, 2018 Quilting, September 2, 2018 National Lynching Memorial, September 9, 2018

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