Partner Press Releases

State-wide river race returns to Alabama in October

  ALABAMA —  Around twenty of the most fierce paddlers in the world will converge on Alabama this month for a state-wide race that tests the will of even the most extreme athletes. Racers face whitewater, battle tidewater currents, and hike around a dozen dams in this 650-mile, adventure-style paddle race called the Great Alabama […]

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Partners to Meet in Montgomery Regarding Preservation & Revitalization for Selma-to-Montgomery Voting Rights Trail

This unique moment will be centered upon the unprecedented partnership between historic Alabama Black Belt communities and private sector preservation leaders   MONTGOMERY – Mayor Steven L. Reed will host Selma Mayor James Perkins, Marion Mayor Dexter Hinton and White Hall Mayor Delmartre Bethel for a stakeholders meeting and panel held in partnership with The […]

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Alabama Department of Archives and History begins reparations of Native American ancestral remains and funerary objects; The First Alabamians Exhibition to close pending redesign

Montgomery, AL  – The Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH) took administrative steps today to begin the removal of certain Native American materials from its holdings and the repatriation of the items to federally recognized Indian tribes with historical ties to Alabama. Repatriation is a requirement of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation […]

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