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Educator Nakami Townsell is a Black History Maker of Alabama
Nakami Townsell is currently a 2nd grade teacher and the director of the 21st Century Community Learning Center at Southview Elementary School in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She has been an educator for 18 years and loves every minute of it.
Harrison Taylor is a Black History Maker of Alabama
Harrison Taylor was Tuscaloosa's first Black city council president for 12 years. He also was a foot soldier in the civil rights movement of 1963-1964.
City of Tuscaloosa Breaks Ground on Northern Riverwalk
The first phase of creating Tuscaloosa's Northern Riverwalk is officially underway after a virtual groundbreaking to celebrate the beginning of the much-anticipated project.
Honoring Civil Rights Leader, John Lewis
John Lewis was a great Alabamian and national treasure. The late congressman actively fought for civil and equal rights from 1960 until his recent death in July of 2020.
Dr. Hilary Green is Making History at UA
Dr. Hilary Green is a well-respected educator and activist at UA. She is known for her in depth Hallowed Grounds tour around campus highlighting UA's dark past of slavery.
Honoring T-Town’s Finest: Dinah Washington
Dinah Washington was known as one of the greatest female vocalist to have sung jazz and popular music in the 20th century. The star was also born right here in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
UA’s BFSA Introduces Inaugural Black History Scholar Bowl
The University of Alabama Black Faculty and Staff Association and division of student life have partenered to host the first ever Black History Inaugural Scholar Bowl. The event will take place Feb. 27th and encourages all colleges and Universities across the state to participate.