Here’s Why I’m Sad About Missing Today’s Events This Sunday in Selma

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Disappointed I couldn’t participate in the re-enactment of the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. While I’ve been to Selma to see the bridge, I’ve never participated in the Bridge Crossing Jubilee, which has special meaning this year because of the case before the U.S. Supreme Court that asks that parts of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 be vacated.

University of Alabama is Looking for a Lemon from Louisiana

CNN anchor and author of TRANSPARENT Don Lemon visits the University of Alabama today in Tuscaloosa, a place where he formerly worked for a short time as an weekend anchor. There are several things we’re looking for in Lemon’s visit to West Central Alabama.

Explaining President Obama’s Diversity References To This Diversity Teacher

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President Obama’s second inaugural address sent many like me looking for a better understanding of why he made mention of Seneca Falls, Selma and Stonewall. I have my answer and expect more from two journalism leaders Wednesday at University of Alabama.

Music Forges Link Between Oakwood University and University of Alabama This Weekend

Musical performances by the group Take 6 and the Aeolians this Saturday night at University of Alabama will provide an opportunity to tap into the rich history of Oakwood University, one of the historically black universities in Huntsville, Ala.

Soledad O’Brien’s Latest Black in America Project a Starting Point for a Colorism Conversation

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CNN’s “Who is Black in America” introduces all of America to the issue of colorism and the struggles of many Africans Americans with their racial identity. Viewers of the documentary that premiered Sunday night also see multiple efforts to address experience of the millions of bi-racial or multi-racial Americans.

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