Now in its eighth year, “Documenting Justice” continues to bring attention to injustices in the state of Alabama. The latest round of student films was screened Tuesday night at Tuscaloosa’s Bama Theater.
Ava DuVernay came to Tuscaloosa this weekend for a screening of her award-winning film Middle of Nowhere and to share her experiences with University of Alabama film students and others attending the Second Black Warrior Film Festival.
This week we remember both Chuck Stone and Marian Huttenstine as journalism educators and for they did to open the doors for others. Their work must continue.
On the same day as her Race Card Project was named a winner of the Peabody Award for excellence in electronic media, NPR’s Michele Norris shared her journey to get people to talk about race during the Frank Nix Lecture at the University of Alabama.
As we gather on Monday evening to review the concept of African American Heritage Month, here are some reasons to end the decades-old practice of celebrating black people’s achievements during the shortest month of the year.
Willie Wilder, and 83-year-old freedom fighter told his story of marching with Dr. Martin Luther King today over breakfast at Stillman College’s Hay College Center.
Speaking at conference in Birmingham Saturday, Kathy Times, a former broadcast journalist and president of the National Association of Black Journalists, questioned some recent efforts by some of the nation’s broadcast newsrooms to emphasize a “diversity of thought” in their hiring while the number African Americans, Latinos and other underrepresented groups is dropping. .
Rod Carter, anchor/reporter at WFLA-TV, talked about the role of African American journalists in broadcast news during the “Standing on Their Shoulders” Conference sponsored by the Birmingham Association of Black Journalists.
Multicultural Journalism Workshop students reflect on their 10 days in Tuscaloosa for the 30th year of the program at University of Alabama.
While current communication studies student Tyler Merriweather told his story of his freshman year at the University of Alabama, alumni Andre Taylor and Zaneta Lowe recalled their experiences years ago at UA’s 50th anniversary of the school’s integration on June 11, 1963. All are connected to UA’s College of Communication & Information Sciences.