SAN ANTONIO– A University of Alabama journalism student is offering some insight on the ongoing immigration debate. Ellisa Bray, a Houston native, is representing the University at the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) meeting here in South Texas this … Read More
The countdown is on for the annual meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), which begins this week in San Francisco. For those of us who teach journalism at the college level, THIS is the … Read More
While things were winding down elsewhere in Tuscaloosa with Spring Break beginning at the University of Alabama, Shelton State Community College and the local school systems, it’s been just the opposite at Stillman College as the school’s sixth president Dr. Peter … Read More
SELMA, Ala.– I don’t believe it was a mere coincidence that my NAACP Youth Council Adviser called me on my mobile phone at the moment I was approaching the Edmund Pettus Bridge today. Mrs. Ora Lomax is still the youth … Read More
SELMA, Ala– On multiple levels, the 50th Anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” presented a gold mine of opportunities for those of us who teach journalism and mass communication. Hats off to my faculty colleagues at the University of Alabama and elsewhere … Read More
Between The Sustained Dialogue Campus Network Annual Summit in Tuscaloosa and The Bridge Crossing Jubilee in Selma, I worked with college students in crossing bridges this weekend.
It’s hard to believe it’s been 23 years since I first met Juan Williams, the legendary author of Eyes on the Prize, the book that accompanied the 14-hour award-winning television series with the same name a quarter century ago. Tonight … Read More
Andrae Crouch, who died Thursday, impacted generations with the songs God gave him to minister the Gospel. I wanted to remember what impact he had my life as a young church musician.
RICHMOND, Va.– As we reach the noon hour on this Thanksgiving Day 2014, time to pause briefly and reflect on the reason our nation breaks with routine to celebrate each year on the fourth Thursday of November. Millions like … Read More
UA Student is interviewed on her thoughts about immigration issue by KENS-TV 5 in San Antonio.