Here's the latest batch of links to just-published Alabama history and culture articles. Most of these articles are from newspapers, with others from magazines and TV and radio station websites. Enjoy!
|Take a gospel journey with this blind Alabama group that has toured seven decades strong|
Singing with the Blind Boys of Alabama, whose beginnings as a group stem back to 1939 with a history of live performance dating to 1944, isn't a ...
FAMU professor serves as model for Rosa Parks sculpture in Alabama
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Florida A&M University history professor served as the model for a Rosa Parks sculpture unveiled in Montgomery, Alabama.
|On this day in Alabama history: Alabama Shakespeare Festival opens new theater in Montgomery|
On this night in 1985, stars didn't just fall on Alabama – they arrived for a specific occasion. The Alabama Shakespeare Festival's new 100,000 square ...
|On this day in Alabama history: Two Alabama counties incorporated|
Dec. 6 brought us the incorporations of Montgomery County in 1816 and Cleburne County in 1866. Montgomery County was created prior to Alabama ...
|Alabama Bicentennial honored with another great book|
Alabama Heritage magazine is the sponsor of “Alabama: From Territory to Statehood, “ part of the Alabama Heritage Bicentennial Collection.
|Campus monuments, memorials tell a one-sided story|
The University of Alabama landscape is dotted with monuments to the ... that the University should be more open and honest in telling its own history.
|On this day in Alabama history: Columbiana founded in Shelby County|
Originally settled as Columbia in 1821, the Alabama legislature added the additional syllable by a vote in 1832. On this day five years later, ...
Holley has his finger on history
He landed a job with the Alabama Highway Department, which later became the .... Holley decided to start with Elmwood Cemetery in Birmingham.
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|Alabama Bicentennial: 200 years of political scandals and scrapes|
Leah Rawls Atkins described the site of Cahawba in “Alabama: The History of a Deep South State: Bicentennial Edition,” co-authored with William ...
|Owner of Robert Moore Christmas Town dies at 83|
Mobile, Ala. (WKRG) — The owner of an iconic store in Mobile that sells only Christmas collectibles and decorations has died. Robert (Bob) Moore ...
Howard Cruse, underground cartoonist and 'godfather of queer comics,' dies at 75
Mr. Cruse returned to his youth in Alabama with “Stuck Rubber Baby” ... 'Stuck Rubber Baby' certainly isn't standard comic book fare,” wrote comics ...
Native American tribes take part in ceremonial flag swap for Alabama Bicentennial
Native American tribes take part in ceremonial flag swap for Alabama ... The festivities will culminate with a parade, historical park dedication, festival, ...
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame announces Class of 2020
The Board of Directors of the State of Alabama Sports Hall of Fame is ... He finished seventh in school history in rushing yards and fifth in rushing ...
|Montgomery opens old time capsule to celebrate bicentennial|
It's not yet clear what they wrote, but little did they know they were writing to history makers including Kay Ivey; Alabama's first Republican female ...
|On this day in Alabama history: Work began on Guntersville Dam|
It took the Tennessee Valley Authority more than three years to complete Guntersville Dam, which gave Alabama its largest lake. The structure is 94 ...
|This is our history: How white supremacy still thrives in Alabama|
This is our history, not a granite obelisk in Linn Park but a racist, oppressive foundation of law. And here we are 118 years later, and the Alabama ...
New bicentennial park to display 'turning points' in Alabama's history
New bicentennial park to display 'turning points' in Alabama's history ... (WSFA) - Alabama celebrates its 200th birthday with a new Alabama ..
Rosa Parks statue unveiling packs Court Square in downtown Montgomery
The civil rights memorials are a partnership between the city of Montgomery, Montgomery County, the Alabama Department of Tourism and the ...
|Auburn legend, former Heisman winner Pat Sullivan has died|
He helped the Tigers snap their five-year losing streak to Alabama with 192 passing ... they faced also undefeated and third-ranked Alabama at Legion Field. ... “Pat Sullivan is not only a big part of our football history, leading us to a ...
|Montgomery to open time capsule for 200th anniversary|
AP. The City of Montgomery and the Alabama Department of Archives and History show, during a ceremony at the Archives on Monday December 3, ...
Peggy Wallace Kennedy Reckons With Her Father's Legacy Of Segregation
Peggy Wallace Kennedy, daughter of former Alabama Gov. ... a key player——on the wrong side——of this inspiring and heart-wrenching history.
Program on Alabama's historic photographs set for Tuesday in Decatur
Photographer Frances Osborn Robb will speak about the state's photographic history at the Alabama Center for the Arts' Visual Arts Building in ...
|Alabama honors Native American tribes it exiled|
“Today, we acknowledge that Alabama's history includes the stories of many peoples and cultures, and that our past has many chapters, some more ...
On this day in Alabama history: Pivotal UA President George Denny was born
His name later memorialized in Tuscaloosa landmarks like Denny Chimes and Bryant-Denny Stadium, George Denny was born on this day in 1870.
On this day in Alabama history: The earth opened up underneath Calera
A massive sinkhole opened up on this day in 1972. The sinkhole, located near County Road 84 and Overhill Road in Shelby County, was referred to ...