BIRMINGHAM, Ala.– On the 60th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision that desegregated the nation’s public schools, Alabama’s Superintendent of Education has a challenge for every Alabama resident: be the voice that creates change in our schools. “If you … Read More
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
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.”
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
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.
Cully Clark, a former dean of the University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences, returned to Tuscaloosa Tuesday night to share the story of the school’s integration with attendees at the 13th National Outreach Scholarship Conference. Clark was introduced by his successor, current dean Loy Singleton.
Today in Tuscaloosa history was made as the place of the infamous “Stand in the Schoolhouse Door” involving the late Governor George Wallace was officially dedicated as the University of Alabama’s new Malone-Hood Plaza. The plaza, which includes the Autherine … Read More