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New UA Class Reveals History of Local Lynchings

On February 28, 2017, Posted by , In Uncategorized, 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 [] 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…