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BBC Radio Scotland – Sunday Morning with …

On August 31, 2017, Posted by , In Events, By , , With No Comments

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

On May 1, 2017, Posted by , In Events, By , , With No Comments

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

On February 28, 2017, Posted by , In Articles, By , , With No Comments

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

In the News Again…

On February 27, 2017, Posted by , In Articles, By , With No Comments

Our own Tim Lewis is featured in this Alabama News Center article.

Join us for an unveiling…

    …of a historical marker memorializing eight African American men lynched in Tuscaloosa County between 1884 and 1933. Meet at 2803 6th Street, Tuscaloosa, AL, near the old county courthouse.         Following the unveiling there will be a program at First African Baptist Church, 2621 Stillman…

An Evening with Billy Field

On February 14, 2017, Posted by , In Events, By , , With No Comments

Tuesday, February 28 at 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CST The University of Alabama Ferguson Theater 751 Campus Dr, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487 Billy Field is one of the few human beings left on the planet who saw a rocket shoot across the sky (on November 30, 1954), crash through a…

Community Remembrance Project Update and Announcement

On February 1, 2017, Posted by , In Events, By ,, , With No Comments

From: Jonathan Kubakundimana [jkubakundimana@eji.org] Sent: Thursday, January 26, 2017 10:19 AM To: Evan Milligan Subject: Community Remembrance Project Update and Announcement Good morning, Thank you for your patience and support as we proceed with our marker installation effort for the Community Remembrance Project in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. We are happy to…

Apology and Reconciliation

On January 27, 2017, Posted by , In Articles, By , , With No Comments

New York Times article, January 26, 2017: Nearly 8 Decades Later, an Apology for a Lynching in Georgia “LaGRANGE, Ga. — Some people here had never heard about the lynching of Austin Callaway — about how, almost 77 years ago, he was dragged out of a jail cell by a…

EDITORIAL: Task force tackles worthwhile mission

On January 25, 2017, Posted by , In Events, By , , With No Comments

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 “Tuscaloosa, the University of Alabama and the state have an undeniable and important place in the history of the civil rights movement. History will long remember Gov. George Wallace’s “Stand in the Schoolhouse Door,” but that only scratches the surface of a deep and rich account of…