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Education Product – History – U.S. Civil Rights

The U.S. Civil Rights Trail is a collection of churches, courthouses, schools, museums and other landmarks, primarily in the Southern states, where activists challenged segregation in the 1950s and 1960s to advance social justice.   This one website highlights more than 100 locations across 14 states.   Sites in 8 Alabama cities are listed.  Complete with […]

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History of Jazz and Blues in Alabama

Alabama has an important place in the story of the blues, most notably with Florence native W. C. Handy, the “Father of the Blues.” Handy played a unique role in jump-starting the music scene during the “roaring 20s,” and helped to bring the blues to international audiences. The combined efforts of Handy and another Alabamian, songwriter Perry Bradford, […]

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