Tuscaloosa Civil Rights Icon Passed Away Thursday, May 14, 2020

Rev. T. W. Linton, a trailblazer in the local civil rights movement, passed away last week after living a life dedicated to equality and human decency. He was instrumental in the Ministerial Alliance and provided care and support during Autherine Lucy’s enrollment at The University of Alabama and the events of “Bloody Tuesday.” You will be missed. Rest In Peace.

 

Tuscaloosa civil rights leader Rev. Thomas Linton dies at 88

Civil rights leader Linton passes

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“truly the most important thing you can do with your time while in Tuscaloosa”

March 10, 2020. Mary Shannon Wells from Southern Living in a piece on what to do when visiting Tuscaloosa not only mentions the Tuscaloosa Civil Rights History Trail, but states it is the most important thing visitors can do.

PSA–Slave-Built House To Disappear?

Tuscaloosa, AL. A historic structure might be demolished if not taken on as a preservation project. The Historic Preservation Commission will hear an appeal to demolish the structure at a meeting, Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 5 pm, Tuscaloosa City Hall, 2nd Fl Council Chambers. 1818 University BoulevardMasonry Carriage HouseCirca 1854Resource… Continue Reading PSA–Slave-Built House To Disappear?

Foundation Welcomes Students from the University of Michigan

Four students from the University of Michigan School of Information are spending a week in Tuscaloosa for an alternative spring break to assist the Tuscaloosa Civil Rights History & Reconciliation Foundation with our web presence. As part of their experience, they are meeting with members of the Foundation and foot… Continue Reading Foundation Welcomes Students from the University of Michigan

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