Selma Newswire (Page 9)

Selma Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Landfills are destroying Alabamians connections to their ancestorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Alabama Live

    ... the first African-American woman graduate of Auburn University's School of Pharmacy. Now retired, Mrs. Gosa lives in Selma, Alabama. There are many more communities of color, however, who have long suffered from the impact of landfills, refineries, ...


  2. Party Unity and the Ins-and-Outs of the Democratic National...Read the original story

    Jul 25, 2016 | Newswise

    ... looking at geopolitical, social and cultural developments among African-Americans into the 21st century. A native of Selma, Ala., Hobson is currently working on "The Legend of the Black Mecca and the Making of an Olympic City: Intersections of Race, ...


  3. Cop Killer Johnson Asked Permission to Bring Gun to Anti-Trump RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Dallas Observer

    ... still carries internal wounds from a beating he took on "Bloody Sunday," March 7, 1965, on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, suffered a stroke. That's why I was at his house on a Sunday. We have known each other for 31 years. He told me he ...


  4. Comic-Con: 'Overjoyed' Rep. John Lewis wins 'the Oscar of comics' for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2016 | The Washington Post

    In costume as his 25-year-old self, "Selma marcher" Rep. John Lewis leads an impromptu parade of purpose through the halls of the San Diego Convention Center last year during Comic-Con. SIX DECADES ago, Congress was weighing whether comics were fostering delinquency among America's young.


  5. Concordia College Alabama looks for new president and COORead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... the positions of both president and COO permanently. However, until those decisions are made, CCA, her community, the Selma community and the church needs to know who to go to for decisions; thus Mr. Jackson and Dr. Hendricks have been appointed to ...


  6. Recent attacks highlight importance of nonviolent approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | New Canaan News-Review

    Connie Blunden of Greenwich Academy was a co-facilitator at the Kingian Nonviolence Train the Trainer Summer Institute conference in Selma, Ala. earlier this month.


  7. Here are Alabama's oldest, longest-serving state prison inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Alabama Live

    Calvin Selman , 80, has served 48 years and 7 months in prison for his life sentence on two counts of murder and one count of robbery out of Fayette County. According to a 2000 story from The Globe and Mail in Canada on geriatric inmates, Selman killed a couple in a convenience store because they wouldn't give him gas on credit.


  8. Refreshed Appliance Retail Strategy at Sears Hometown Stores Enters Two Markets in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | GlobeNewswire

    SELMA, Ala., July 20, 2016 -- Evolving to meet changing consumer needs and to embrace its nationwide branding as "America's Appliance ExpertsA ," the refresh of three Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores in Alabama culminates with a grand reopening celebration July 21-23, 2016 at the locations in Dothan and Selma. Throughout the celebration weekend, consumers are invited to enjoy an additional discount of 10 percent off almost everything in the store.* The store refresh includes a new product assortment, redesigned merchandising, new fixtures & signage, and comprehensive employee training, among other changes.


  9. The KKK in OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2013 | Xtra!

    ... Centre for Incidental Activisms (CIA), the gallery offered her a shot at a solo project. Bowen's CIA piece explored Selma, Alabama, a small rural town known for bloody clashes during the civil rights movement. She was there researching a different ...


  10. 'March: Book Three' set for August 2 releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    Little Rock's Nate Powell's triptych depicting the struggle of civil rights activist U.S. Rep. John Lewis is approaching its climax. Powell, a veteran of the long-lived performance art band Soophie Nun Squad and eight-time nominee for the Eisner Award-the pinnacle achievement in the comics industry - will celebrate the release "March: Book Three" Aug. 2, with a debut at San Diego Comic Con July 21. Lewis co-wrote the books with Andrew Aydin , recounting his involvement with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, the bombing of Birmingham's 16th Street Baptist Church and the police violence that erupted on "Bloody Sunday" after the standoff at Edmund Pettis Bridge in Selma, Ala.


  11. Brooklyn author on social justice to give homily at Unitarian ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... Award-winning author, is among the first journalists to integrate Deep South television with her work on WSLA-TV in Selma, Alabama. The Ku Klux Klan abused her for her civil rights activism, but even that did not deter her from working for social ...


  12. Dale Cox to Speak at Heritage ForumsRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2016 |

    ... will focus on the engagement letters of Nathaniel Henry Rhodes Dawson, and Elodie Breck Todd. Dawson was a Selma, Alabama, attorney and a captain in the 4th Alabama Volunteers during the Civil War. In 1861 Elodie was a young women visiting Selma at ...


  13. When passions run high over civil rights and race, these Justice...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... across the country whose job is not to investigate or prosecute, but to ease tensions. They were on the ground in Selma, Ala., communicating with Martin Luther King Jr. and law enforcement officials about how far demonstrators would be able to ...


  14. Convention delegates select emphases for national witnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

    ... are named for Dr. Rosa J. Young, a woman influential in the founding of Alabama Lutheran Academy and College of Selma, Alabama, which is now Concordia College Alabama. The film, "The First Rosa," describing her life and work, was distributed to LCMS ...


  15. Carli Lloyd silences her critics to become key to U.S. women's soccer successRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... on Feb. 10, 2016. (Tony Gutierrez / Associated Press) When former soccer star Mia Hamm returned to her hometown of Selma, Ala., last winter, she was presented with a key to the city. When Carli Lloyd, the U.S. team's current star, returned to ...


  16. Give peace a chance, Columbia woman saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... Minneapolis and a sniper's murder of police officers in Dallas. "Martin Luther King shut down a bridge [on his famous Selma, Ala., march] but that's because no one was listening," Bell said. "People are listening now, and they don't want you ...


  17. Confessions of a former Fresno Bee BikerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | The Fresno Bee

    ... to write this letter. As a former "Bee Biker" helping my big brother, Mike Drinen, deliver The Bee every Sunday in Selma from 1959 to 1962, (first, near our house in the barrio close to Berry Park, then later, over by Selma High School), I remember ...


  18. Huge sunflower field drawing visitors in central AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | The Decatur Daily

    ... impatiently as beaming grandparents fuss and pose, looking for that perfect shot. "I figured folks driving to and from Selma on (Highway) 14 would probably take a few pictures," he said, motioning to the farm's barn just across the road from the ...


  19. Selma murder suspect captured in Panama CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A Selma murder suspect has been captured in Panama City, Florida, confirms authorities with the Bay County Sheriff's Office. Bay County deputies and the U.S. Marshal's Service took 23-year-old Vardarius Hall into custody Tuesday on a charge for being a fugitive from justice in Alabama where he was wanted on a murder charge.


  20. Why highways have become the center of civil rights protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | TwinCities

    ... not strictly accurate: King led the 1965 march that iconically occupied the full width of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala. But as protests in Atlanta approached the high-speed artery that courses through the city's downtown, Reed understood ...


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