Desegregated or Integrated: Is There a Difference?

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala.–  On this the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision that supposedly desegregated the nation’s public schools, some have suggested the schools were never really integrated. The U.S. Supreme Court on this date in 1954 … Read More

State School Superindent Bice Touts Change Strategies for Alabama Schools on 60th Anniversary of Brown Case

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Alabama’s Superintendent of Education Tommy Bice used an address on the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education to challenge residents to join his campaign the “change the way Alabama does school.”

Should Journalism Schools Add Workplace Safety and Security To Their Curricular Offerings?

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The TV News business is a very small business.  Even for those like me who have moved away from the day-to-day TV news production, Tuesday’s events at a Baltimore area television station where a suspect drove a stolen truck into … Read More

Social Media Tips Best Takeaway from Day One of Latest UA System Scholars Institute

The first day of the 2014 University of Alabama System Scholars Institute is in the history books and I’m thinking the tips on how to use social media to enhance our academic mission have been the most memorable and most … Read More

University of Alabama Student Film on Journey to Integration Wins National Award, Showcases Student Journalists’ Role Then and Now

I suppose we should just be excited that UA Telecommunication and Film Student Daniel J. Roth beat out students at several of the nation’s top journalism schools to win the Society of Professional Journalists’ First National Student Award for “Best … Read More

With Photos, Panel Discussion, Tuscaloosa Area Students Re-open Dialogue About Outcomes of School Desegregation

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A brand new photo exhibit and a high school student panel discussion Friday at a downtown Tuscaloosa arts center re-visit issues over the desegregation of all U.S. schools, just two weeks before the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Best Panel of the Day: College and Career Readiness in the African American Community

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JACKSON, Miss– Not counting the one that was held last night,  there were four panel discussions today as part of the second Summit on Educational Excellence for African Americans here at Jackson State University. In my opinion, the richness of … Read More

Best Moderator of the Day: Jeff Johnson

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JACKSON, Miss.– The last of our awards from today’s Summit on Educational Excellence for African Americans goes to the best moderator. Jeff Johnson, a fellow journalist and an MSNBC commentator, had just the right edge needed to keep the sessions … Read More

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