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Alabama lynching memorial, museum expanding

The pavilion will include a gift shop, soul food restaurant and a shuttle service to the memorial and museum.

Rosa Parks statue to be unveiled

A new statue of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks will be unveiled Sunday in downtown Montgomery. The statue will be unveiled at 1...

Alabama Book Festival attendees first to see state’s bicentennial children’s book

Attendees of the Alabama Book Festival at Montgomery’s historic Old Alabama Town on Saturday received a special treat: they were the first to see...

Legislation seeks to name Dec. 1 as Rosa Parks Day

Alabama might set aside a day honor civil rights icon Rosa Parks. A proposal in the Alabama Legislature would name Dec. 1 as Rosa Parks...

Rescued Rosa Parks house due to return to America

The house where Rosa Parks lived after sparking the Montgomery bus boycott was on a demolition list in Detroit until it was saved by Parks' niece...

Condoleezza Rice endorses Jeff Sessions for AG

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is endorsing Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as President-elect Donald Trump's attorney general pick. CNN first reported that Rice, an...

RNC commemorates Rosa Parks and the Montgomery, Ala. bus boycott

Dec. 5 marks the 61st anniversary of the Montgomery, Ala. bus boycott, which began in the days following Rosa Parks' arrest after she refused to give up...

Donald Trump urging GOP to talk up Jeff Sessions ‘strong’ civil...

Donald Trump’s transition team is encouraging GOP Senators to talk up Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions “strong civil rights record” and Justice Department experience during...

Rosa Parks wouldn’t give up her seat on the bus, 61...

61 years ago today, on Dec. 1, 1955, while riding home from her job as a department-store seamstress Rosa Parks became a part of American history when...

Hillary Clinton commemorates boycotts, says U.S. must address injustice

Standing in the pulpit where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. led the historic Montgomery bus boycott, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reached out...
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