Tag: Civil Rights Movement

Explore A Train Ride Through American History With Amtrak’s Crescent

  I found this on YouTube and it is worth a big share!  Amtrak’s Crescent route runs from New Orleans to New York City and is currently the only Amtrak route running […]

Freedom Rider Park: From A Burning Bus To Fanning The Flames Of Progress

UPDATE: This post is written by Donna Cope for Alabama NewsCenter.  Learn more at:  http://alabamanewscenter.com/ Tall Southern pines and summer wildflowers along Highway 202 outside Anniston – pleasant scenery for travelers – belie […]

There Is A Petition To Rename The Edmund Pettus Bridge

There is a petition on Change.org to rename the historic bridge in Selma called the  Edmund Pettus Bridge.  Fifty years ago, the Voting Rights Movement marched through Selma and over the Edmund […]

Sunday Discussion: 50th Anniversary of the 16th Street Church Bombings

Today marked the official commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham.  Back in 1963, it was such a tragic event and it shook […]

A.P.F. Raise Some Dough Event / Letter From Birmingham Jail 50th Anniversary

Alabama Phoenix Festival Raise Some Dough Event at Slice Pizza & Brew Tonight, the Alabama Phoenix Festival is hosting a special event to raise money for  Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund, Inc.  […]

A Day With Diane McWhorter

To read about the 2012 Ayers Lecture featuring Connie Schultz; click on the link! http://geekalabama.com/2012/03/09/a-day-with-connie-schultz/ On Thursday afternoon, Jacksonville State University held its 26th annual Ayers Lecture Series featuring Diane McWhorter.  This year, […]

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