Monthly Archives: February 2014

Fire marshal set to retire

Huntsville Fire Marshal Joe L. Jordan will retire Saturday, after nearly four decades of service to Huntsville. Jordan joined the Huntsville Fire and Rescue in 1975 as a firefighter under Mayor Joe Davis. He climbed the ranks to become Fire … Continue reading

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USDA 1890 National Scholars Program

USDA 1890 National Scholars Program Scholarship Application Deadline EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2014 Program Overview The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is a partnership between of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. … Continue reading

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Slavery by Another Name

Slavery by Another Name: The Documentary Film premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and had its national broadcast on PBS on Feb. 13, 2012.

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Fred Shuttlesworth: The Courage of the Movement

“We aim to kill segregation or be killed by it.” With these words Fred Shuttlesworth perfectly encapsulated his own persona. Shuttlesworth was the man on the street. He was on the receiving end of fists, chains, water canons and brass … Continue reading

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The American Veteran: African American Veterans

Commemorating Black History Month, “The American Veteran” honors the courage and sacrifice of African American Veterans that fought bravely throughout the history of the United States.

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