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It’s Official!

On December 17, 2016, Posted by , In Events, By , , With No Comments

At the Tuscaloosa City Council Meeting, Tuesday, October 18, 2016, Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox officially recognized the Task Force as a part of the city of Tuscaloosa. Tuscaloosa City Council Meeting, October 18, 2016

Frye Gaillard to offer lecture on The Alabama Civil Rights Trail January 27, 2017

On December 9, 2016, Posted by , In Events, By , , With No Comments

Frye Gaillard is the University of South Alabama Writer in Residence, a position jointly supported by the Department of Communication and the Department of English. He is the author of 19 works of non-fiction, including Cradle of Freedom: Alabama and the Movement That Changed America, winner of the 2005 Lillian…

Supported EJI at the December 6, 2016 PARA Board Meeting

A number of Task Force and community┬ámembers attended the recent Tuscaloosa Parks and Recreation Authority (PARA) Board meeting to offer support for the placement of an historical marker noting the lynching of Mr. Andy Burke. While the Board was supportive of the effort, they do not have jurisdiction over placing…

TCRTF held planning meetings

On December 9, 2016, Posted by , In Committee Work, By , With No Comments

Meetings were held on September 21, 2016, and November 16, 2016, to outline vision and mission statements, to engage in strategic planning, to update one another on progress in various areas, to consider possible web design, and to establish committees and subcommittees to ensure progress on our work. At the…