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  1. Dr. Donald Shirley's Brother Calls 'Green Book' Portrayal 'A Symphony Of Lies'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Essence Magazine

    ... Duke Ellington and Sarah Vaughan, but he was also active in the Civil Rights Movement, attending the 1965 march in Selma, Alabama with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. And while the film declared Dr. Shirley was educated in Europe, his family said he was ...


  2. Part 2: What was the "dead shoes primary"?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Hartselle Enquirer

    ... exceeds that of Morgan. In 1940 a new bridge across the Alabama River in the hometown of both Morgan and Pettus, Selma, was dedicated to the memory of Pettus. His name is now closely associated with the civil rights movement. "Bloody Sunday," when ...


  3. Selma is fastest-declining city in Alabama.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 16 | Alabama Live

    On a Friday afternoon in winter, the riverfront in downtown Selma feels like a ghost town trapped in time. An elegant historic hotel reminiscent of the French Quarter sits vacant, with a view of the Alabama River below.


  4. Alabama Law Enforcement Agency state trooper SUVRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 15 | Alabama Live

    A Selma man was killed when he was struck by a vehicle while he was walking on a county road north of Selma on Friday afternoon, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said in a news release. Adrian Jay Stubbs, 50, died when he was struck by a 2014 Buick Verano on Dallas County 37, about nine miles north of Selma.


  5. Kevin Beasley debuts immersive installation at the WhitneyRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 15 | Art Daily

    ... at Yale University. The machine was used on a farm from 1940 to 1973 in Maplesville, Alabama, just thirty miles from Selma, Alabama, a key site in the struggle for racial equality. Beasley regards the motor as a kind of witness to some of the most ...


  6. Nancy Wilson, legendary jazz singer, Grammy winner, dead at 81Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | WHQT-FM Hollywood

    ... many years, according to the AP . Wilson was active in the civil rights movement and participated in the 1965 march in Selma, Alabama, according to the AP . She received an NAACP Image Award in 1998, according to IMDb . Sign up below to be added to ...


  7. Nancy WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | NME

    ... from music, Wilson was renowned as a prominent civil rights activist. She was part of the historic 1965 protests in Selma, Alabama, and was later recognised for her work in 2005 by being inducted into the International Civil Rights: Walk of Fame at ...


  8. Nancy Wilson Dies at 81; Jazz Singer Who Turned Songs Into StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | The New York Times

    ... in 2005 and 2007. For her lifelong work as an advocate of civil rights, which included marching in the 1965 protest in Selma, Ala., she received an award from the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change in 1993, and an N.A.A.C.P. ...


  9. Items from Concordia, Selma, housed at Historical InstituteRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 13 | The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

    Documents and artifacts from Concordia College Alabama now housed at Concordia Historical Institute include an interview with Dr. Rosa Young, "Four Stories" about students and teachers, medallions and the chessboard used by students at the college's Learning Resource Center. Documents and artifacts from Concordia College Alabama, Selma - a Concordia University System school that closed in April - are now housed and available for research at Concordia Historical Institute in St. Louis.


  10. Kevin Beasley Considers the History of Power in the American SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | New Yorker

    In 2012, Kevin Beasley, then a grad student at Yale, drove to the outskirts of Selma, Alabama, to buy a century-old motor that had powered a cotton gin for thirty years, during both the Jim Crow and the civil-rights eras. At the Whitney Museum, Beasley sequesters the still operational one-ton machine in a soundproof glass box and transmits the audio into the adjacent room-a politically conscious twist on the late Robert Morris's 1961 piece "Box with the Sound of Its Own Making."


  11. Mike Hubbard was convicted two and half years ago, but he still has not gone to prison.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Alabama Live

    ... the 13 Alabama ghosts , that's too good for it not to be true. Certainly too good not to tell again. As it goes, the Selma Dallas County Public Library had planned a new annex - a 25,000 square-foot learning center for youth and adult education. But ...


  12. Rodney Powell Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... & Root. At various locations within Alabama, he acted as a senior project manager for International Paper. In the Selma, AL, location, he led a $6.3 million construction project. For the bulk of his career, he dedicated time as a managing executive ...


  13. Concordia University System schools develop new programs, partnershipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

    ... recent years have brought significant challenges and changes, most notably the closing of Concordia College Alabama , Selma, Ala., Wenthe notes that the universities of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) continue to fulfill their mission. ...


  14. DC chef Hall celebrates soul food in new bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | WTOP-FM Washington

    When Carla Hall walked across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, she was overcome with emotion. Tears streamed down the celebrity chef's face as she pictured others before her fighting for equal rights, only to be punished, or worse, killed.


  15. Getty Museum Acquires Previously Unknown Metsys Painting, and Ancient Mosaic Tiles Returned to TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Hyperallergic

    ... Danny Lyon, "Sheriff Jim Clark arrests two SNCC voter registration workers on the steps of the federal building, Selma, Alabama" (1963), printed later, gelatin silver print, 11 x 14 inches, San Antonio Museum of Art, gift of Ernest Pomerantz and ...


  16. 19-year-old killed in crash during Sunday morning police chase in SelmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | Alabama Live

    ... driving a 1999 Ford Crown Victor that left the roadway and struck several trees. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Selma Police Chief Spencer Collier said police responded at 11:50 p.m. Saturday to Michael's Pub on U.S. 80 to a report of a man ...


  17. Dispute Over Airbnb In West Bank Settlements Shows ADL's 'Moral Schizophrenia'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | Forward

    ... It was this moral universalism that led seven ADL officials to march with Martin Luther King for voting rights in Selma, Alabama in 1965. In keeping with the Bible's repeated directive to Jews to "not oppress a strangera because you were strangers ...


  18. Selma teen driver dies eluding policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A Selma teen is dead after a police chase ended with his car leaving the road and striking a tree. Jamar Pritchett, 19, died over the weekend when he attempted to elude police who answered a call about a man with a small rifle in the parking lot of Michael's Pub on U.S. 80. Police arrived and said Pritchett left the Pub in a Ford Crown Victoria.


  19. Selma police investigating 2 fatal shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... to DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa where he was pronounced dead, police said. Andre Edwards, 40, also of Selma, suffered non -life-threatening injuries and was taken to Baptist Medical Center South in Montgomery, police said. On Friday, ...


  20. Police quickly find fiery Selma crash is crime sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Selma police officers who responded to a recent crash quickly realized they weren't dealing with a run-of-the-mill auto accident. Selma Police Chief Spencer Collier says his officers got to the scene in the 2100 block of West Dallas Avenue within minutes where they found the vehicle on fire in the front yard of a home.


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